middle colic vein


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mid·dle col·ic vein

[TA]
the tributary of the superior mesenteric vein that carries drainage of the transverse colon and accompanies the middle colic artery.
Synonym(s): vena colica media [TA]
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It was seen that the lesion was resectable by mobilization of the pancreatic neck from the SMV and middle colic vein. Antrectomy was made with an endoscopic linear stapler (EchelonFlex[TM]; Ethicon, USA).
The right colic vein (RCV) and middle colic vein (MCV) are defined as the tributaries from the marginal veins of the ascending and transverse colon, respectively.
Morimoto et al., "The variations of the middle colic vein tributaries: depiction by threedimensional CT angiography," The British Journal of Radiology, vol.