right gastroomental vein

(redirected from gastroepiploic veins)

right gas·tro·o·men·tal vein

a tributary of the superior mesenteric vein that parallels the right gastroepiploic artery along the greater curvature of the stomach.
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Therefore, SVT leads to the increase in splenic outflow via the short gastric and gastroepiploic veins, known as left-sided or sinistral portal hypertension.
Although the splenic vein is resected in this procedure, pressure in short gastric and gastroepiploic vein is not increased problematically, because the splenic artery is also resected.
One 4 x 4 x 3 cm indurated mass [Figure 3] at the pancreatic tail constricted the splenic vein and was considered to be associated with splenomegaly and torturous engorgement of the short gastric and gastroepiploic veins.

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