Colic branch of the ileocolic artery

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 23 Mar 2020

The colic branch of the ileocolic artery supplies blood to the ascending colon. It courses superiorly along the left side of the ascending colon before anastomosing with the descending branch of the right colic artery to supply blood to the cecum and proximal ascending colon 1,2

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