right ovarian vein

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right o·var·i·an vein

begins as the pampiniform plexus at the hilum of the ovary and opens into the inferior vena cava.
Synonym(s): vena ovarica dextra [TA]
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The identification of ovarian arteries on contrast-enhanced MDCT may be difficult because they are smaller than ovarian veins.
Anatomical differences in the courses of the ovarian veins are thought to be responsible as the right-sided vessel courses across the ureter to enter the vena cava.
CT revealed a large heterogeneous tumor occupying the pelvic cavity and an intravascular tumor within the dilated left internal iliac and ovarian veins (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
Leiomyomas might invade the uterine or ovarian veins, and can progress into the IVC and right heart16.
A large vein is located ventromedially to the ureter on both sides, consistent with large ovarian veins. Furthermore, the right renal vein follows an anomalous course, as it is situated posteriorly to the aorta to drain into the left-sided IVC.
(5) The condition has been reported initially to affect small venous channels within the myometrium and broad ligament, and then enter the systemic venous circulation via the uterine or ovarian veins. (2,5) In the case presented, the mass was found to extend into small pelvic veins and the IVC.
Bilateral laparoscopic transperitoneal ligation of ovarian veins for treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome.
The cause of pelvic varicosities is reflux or backward flow of blood in the ovarian veins due to the absence of functioning valves, which result in retrograde blood flow and eventful venous dilatation.
Thrombosis of ovarian veins in puerperium associated with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II.
The ovarian veins form a plexus near the ovary within the broad ligament and communicate with the uterine plexus.