Arc of Barkow

Last revised by Dr Yair Glick on 27 Jul 2022

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. 

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