median sacral vein


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me·di·an sa·cral vein

[TA]
an unpaired vein accompanying the middle sacral artery receiving blood from the sacral venous plexus and emptying into the left common iliac vein.
Synonym(s): vena sacralis mediana [TA]

me·di·an sa·cral vein

(mē'dē-ăn sā'krăl vān) [TA]
An unpaired vein accompanying the middle sacral artery receiving blood from the sacral venous plexus and emptying into the left common iliac vein.
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The diameter of the median sacral vein was measured to identify cadavers with a dilated median sacral vein.
A dilated median sacral vein was observed in 4 of 20 cadavers (20%).
Additionally, we found a dilated median sacral vein passing from the medial safe zone in 20% of cadavers, and this vein is highly susceptible to injury if the anterior cortex of S1 is penetrated by a screw.