hepatic veins


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he·pa·tic veins

[TA]
the veins that drain the liver; they collect blood from the central veins and terminate in three large veins opening into the inferior vena cava below the diaphragm and several small inconstant veins entering the vena cava at more inferior levels.
Synonym(s): venae hepaticae [TA]

hepatic veins

Etymology: Gk, hēpar, liver; L, vena
the three main veins, the right, middle, and left, that drain the blood returned from the liver into the inferior vena cava.

he·pat·ic veins

(hĕ-pat'ik vānz) [TA]
Having drained the liver, these collect blood from the central veins and terminate in three large veins opening into the inferior vena cava below the diaphragm and several small inconstant veins entering the vena cava at more inferior levels.
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Placement of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt via the left hepatic vein under sonographic guidance in a patient with right hemihepatectomy.
The volatile fatty acid (VFA) concentrationThe plasma VFA concentrations of portal, hepatic veins and femoral artery are given in the Table II.
Insulin and Glucagon: The plasma insulin and glucagon concentrations and flow of hepatic veins are given in the Table 6.
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Parenchymal transection is continued posteriorly until the major hepatic veins are identified, sutured and divided.
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Subtotal hepatectomy: A new procedure based on the inferior right hepatic vein.
We've measured lumen diameters of portal vein in it's broad segment, vena lienalis, hepatic veins 2-3 cm above the place of their confluence in the vena cava inferior.
Prehepatic causes of portal hypertension include narrowing or thrombosis of the portal vein, while posthepatic causes are related to obstruction between hepatic veins and the heart.