The aortic arch is the part of the aorta between the ascending aorta and thoracic descending aorta. The sharpness of the angle can be different among individuals. The aortic arch gives rise to three arterial branches:
From its branches, the upper body, arms, head and neck. As a part of the aorta, the entire body, with exception of the respiratory zone of the lung and the heart. The aortic arch, arch of the aorta, or transverse aortic arch ( English: / eɪˈɔːrtɪk /) is the part of the aorta between the ascending and descending aorta.
There are three common variations to the branching pattern of the aortic arch: 1 normal: seen in 75% of patients. 2 bovine arch: a common origin of brachiocephalic and left common carotid artery – seen in… 3 left common carotid has its origin from the brachiocephalic artery proper,…Aortic Arch Branches Image Diagram - Chart - diagrams and charts with labels. This diagram depicts Aortic Arch Branches Image