Arc of Barkow

The arc of Barkow is formed by the anastomosis of the right gastroepiploic (a branch of the gastroduodenal artery) and left gastroepiploic (a branch of the splenic artery) arteries.

The arc of Barkow supplies the transverse colon via multiple ascending branches. 

Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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rID: 14989
System: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
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