left ovarian vein

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left o·var·i·an vein

begins as the pampiniform plexus at the hilum of the ovary and empties into the left renal vein.
Synonym(s): vena ovarica sinistra [TA]
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Laparoscopy-assisted left ovarian vein transposition to treat one case of posterior nutcracker syndrome.
(9) The exact mechanism is not known; however retrograde venous flow of tumor cells from left renal vein to the left ovarian vein and cervical and vaginal venous plexus explains the spread of left sided RCC to uterus.