mesenteric vein


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mesenteric vein

The inferior or the superior mesenteric vein.
See also: vein
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A 58-year-old woman with gastric cancer invading the superior mesenteric vein. Coronal (a) and axial (b) CT images demonstrating tumoral infiltration through the course of the right gastroepiploic vein (asterisks, a, b).
Mesenteric vein thrombosis is an uncommon disease associated with acute abdomen, and many risk factors have been identified such as intra-abdominal or hematological causes, patent or latent myeloproliferative syndrome, protein C or S, and antithrombin III or plasminogen activator deficiencies.[1] Unfortunately, no obvious etiology could be identified for this case in spite of intensive examinations.
Since the Inferior Mesenteric Vein lies in the mouth of the sac, care should be taken not to injure the blood vessels.
Surprisingly, our results are in contrast to a comparable study also targeting the falciform ligament as a graft for portal and mesenteric vein reconstruction.
Guo, "Rivaroxaban recanalized occlusive superior mesenteric vein thrombosis, but increased the risk of bleeding in a cirrhotic patient," Liver International, vol.
In this case report, we aimed at presenting the diagnostic and therapeutic stages of an obstructive gastric cancer, which was diagnosed in a patient who had undergone partial gastrectomy for benign causes who then presented with gastric cancer in the gastrojejunostomy site along with isolated superior mesenteric vein tumor thrombus.
The splenic vein and superior mesenteric vein joined and drained directly into the hemiazygos vein without passing through the liver [Figure 1]c and [Figure 1]d.
Interestingly, in the first case [9] the patient had celiac disease complicated by mesenteric vein thrombosis requiring surgery for mesenteric ischemia.
Partial thrombosis of superior mesenteric vein (SMV) with marked distention and extensive surrounding infiltrative changes were seen as well.
Following initial identification, a CT scan of the abdomen obtained showed pan colonic diverticulosis with a terminal ileal collection concerning diverticular phlegmon associated with extensive superior mesenteric vein thrombosis concerning an infected thrombophlebitis.
USG abdomen revealed mild free fluid in the lower abdomen with thickened twisted mesentery along with thrombosed mesenteric vein s/o mesenteric ischaemia.
Typical findings include abnormal position of the small and large bowel, which are found predominantly on the right and left respectively; and inverted position of the superior mesenteric vessels, with the superior mesenteric vein (SMV) situated to the left of the SMA instead of its normal position to the right of the SMA.