short gastric veins

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short gas·tric veins

[TA]
small vessels that drain the fundus and left portion of the stomach wall and empty into the splenic vein.
Synonym(s): venae gastricae breves [TA]

short gas·tric veins

(shōrt gas'trik vānz) [TA]
Small vessels that drain the fundus and left portion of the stomach wall and empty into the splenic vein.
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Thrombosed splenic vein with intact splenic artery induces hypertensive short gastric veins that can develop into varices in the gastric fundal submucosa.
After SAE, blood pressure in short gastric veins is decreased because the blood inflow to spleen is decreased.
c) The rationale of splenectomy in the setting of gastric variceal bleeding is the complete interruption of blood flow in short gastric veins from spleen.
Caption: Figure 6: (a) After the Warshaw operation, spleen is supplied by short gastric arteries and left gastroepiploic artery and drained by short gastric veins and left gastroepiploic vein.
sup][1] Since short gastric veins (SGVs) at the greater curvature of the gastric fundus are confluent with the splenic, gastroepiploic, and coronary veins (CORs), stenosis or occlusion of the splenic vein results in segmental portal hypertension.