vascular supply

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The vascular supply of the diaphragm can be divided into arterial and venous divisions:

  • arterial supply:
    • inferior phrenic arteries
    • musculophrenic artery
    • pericardiophrenic artery
    • lower 4-5 intercostal arteries: for the diaphragmatic margins
    • subcostal arteries: diaphragmatic margins
  • venous supply:

Last reviewed 01/2018