Arterial vascularization of the thoracic pars of the thymus in pigs

Authors

  • Sérgio Salazar Drummond Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Uberlândia, MG
  • Pedro Primo Bombonato Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP
  • Frederico Ozanan Carneiro e Silva Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Uberlândia, MG
  • André Luis Quagliato Santos Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Uberlândia, MG
  • Arani Nanci Bonfim Mariana Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Departamento de Cirurgia, São Paulo, SP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v33i4p214-219

Keywords:

Anatomy, Pigs, Thymus, glands, Vascularization, Arteries.

Abstract

The systematization of the thymic vessels was analysed in 30 foetuses and newborn pigs. These vessels were dissected after injection of colored Neoprene Latex 450. The thymus thoracic portion was directly or indirectly irrigated by branches from the trunk braquiocephalic, subclavians, internal thoracics, superficial cervical arteries, as well as from the thyreocervical trunk. The total number of collateral vessels varied from two to nine, and three the most frequently found.

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Published

1996-12-01

How to Cite

Drummond, S. S., Bombonato, P. P., Carneiro e Silva, F. O., Santos, A. L. Q., & Mariana, A. N. B. (1996). Arterial vascularization of the thoracic pars of the thymus in pigs. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 33(4), 214-219. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v33i4p214-219

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BASIC SCIENCES

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