Abdomen, Pelvis & Perineum
True regarding coeliac trunk (AIIMS – Nov - 2014)
|A||Arises at the level of L1 thoracic vertebra|
|B||Gives off superior mesenteric artery|
|C||Lies behind the omental bursa|
|D||Anteriorly it is related to the pancreas and splenic vein|
Lies behind the omental bursa
The celiac artery, also known as the celiac trunk, is the first major branch of the abdominal aorta and occurs at approximately the level of the T12 vertebra. It is one of three anterior branches of the abdominal aorta (the others are the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries).