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Laboratory 21. Mediastinum
Step 6. The Arch of Aorta and its Branches

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Identify the arch of the aorta. The arch begins and ends at the level of a transverse plane through the sternal angle and the vertebral level T4/T5.

Clean the aortic arch and identify the three arteries that arise from it. They are:

Links and References:
Grant's: 1.57, 1.70-1.76
Netter: 218, 219
Rohen/Yokochi: 251, 252, 253, 262