gastroepiploic vein


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gastroepiploic vein

The right and the left gastroepiploic veins accompany the gastroepiploic arteries; the right gastroepiploic vein drains into the splenic vein, while the left gastroepiploic vein drains into the superior mesenteric vein.
See also: vein
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Coronal (a) and axial (b) CT images demonstrating tumoral infiltration through the course of the right gastroepiploic vein (asterisks, a, b).
[6] (81.0) RGEV + SRCV + ASPDV or AIPDV (73.5) RCV = right colic vein; MCV = middle colic vein; aMCV = accessory middle colic vein; SRCV = superior right colic vein; ASPDV = anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal vein; RGEV = right gastroepiploic vein; AIPDV = anterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal vein.
PV, portal vein; SMV, superior mesenteric vein; CV, coronary vein; IMV, inferior mesenteric vein; SA, splenic artery; SV, splenic vein; LGEA, left gastroepiploic artery; LGEV, left gastroepiploic vein; SGA, short gastric artery; SGV, short gastric vein.