pancreaticoduodenal veins


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pan·cre·at·i·co·du·o·de·nal veins

[TA]
veins that accompany the superior and inferior pancreaticoduodenal arteries, emptying into the superior mesenteric or portal vein.
Synonym(s): venae pancreaticoduodenales [TA]

pan·cre·at·i·co·du·o·de·nal veins

(pan'krē-at'i-kō-dū'ō-dē'năl vānz) [TA]
Accompany the superior and inferior pancreaticoduodenal arteries and empty into the superior mesenteric or portal vein.
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Herein we report a case of duodenal varices originating from the inferior pancreaticoduodenal vein and draining into the right ovarian vein that was successfully embolized with coils and gelfoam using double microcatheters.
The inferior pancreaticoduodenal vein (one of tributary of superior mesenteric vein) was the feeder of the duodenal varices, and the right ovarian vein was detected as an efferent vein (Fig.
An emergency angio-CT scan revealed enlarged duodenal varices in the 2nd and 3rd duodenum, tributary to the inferior pancreaticoduodenal veins. As the patient's hemodynamic worsened, surgical hemostasis was decided and multiple bleeding variceal lesions were discovered through a duodenotomy.

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