inferior gluteal veins

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in·fe·ri·or glu·te·al veins

the venae comitantes of the inferior gluteal artery uniting at the sciatic foramen to form a common trunk that empties into the internal iliac vein.
Synonym(s): venae gluteae inferiores [TA]
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Given the proximity of the femoral and gluteal veins to arthroscopy portals, likely compression of these veins with traction on the perineal post, as well as prolonged traction on the limbs during these procedures, we feel that the rate of thrombosis may be underestimated, and that there will be a significant percentage of patients that have clinically asymptomatic DVT.