pancreaticoduodenal vein


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pancreaticoduodenal vein

The superior or the inferior pancreaticoduodenal veins, which accompany the arteries of the same name. Usually, the superior pancreaticoduodenal vein empties into the portal vein, while the inferior pancreaticoduodenal vein empties into the right gastroepiploic vein.
See also: vein
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The inferior pancreaticoduodenal vein (one of tributary of superior mesenteric vein) was the feeder of the duodenal varices, and the right ovarian vein was detected as an efferent vein (Fig.
[6] identified the anterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal vein (AIPDV), though rarely seen, as a tributary of Henle's trunk.
An emergency angio-CT scan revealed enlarged duodenal varices in the 2nd and 3rd duodenum, tributary to the inferior pancreaticoduodenal veins. As the patient's hemodynamic worsened, surgical hemostasis was decided and multiple bleeding variceal lesions were discovered through a duodenotomy.

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