Arterial Anatomy of the Pancreas: Part 2. AxialCollins, Joseph M. MD; Silva, Alvin C. MD; Hayman, L. Anne MDJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography: September/October 2010 - Volume 34 - Issue 5 - pp 795-798 doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e3181dd5bda Graphic Anatomy Abstract Author Information Abstract This is the second in a 3-part series of medical graphics articles featuring the arterial anatomy of the pancreas as depicted on computed tomography images. Tumor encasement of the peripancreatic arteries is a hallmark of ductal adenocarcinoma. Abbreviations: CHA - common hepatic artery, CT - computed tomography, CT-angio - computed tomography-angiography, DPA - dorsal pancreatic artery, IPDA - inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery, RHA - right hepatic artery, SMA - superior mesenteric artery, SMV - superior mesenteric vein Author Information From the *Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ; and †Anatom-e Information Systems, Houston, TX. Received for publication February 12, 2010; accepted February 22, 2010. Reprints: Joseph M. Collins, MD, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose. Copyright © 2010 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.