lateral sacral veins

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lat·er·al sa·cral veins

[TA]
several veins that receive the drainage of the sacral venous plexus and sacral intervertebral veins, then accompany the corresponding artery and empty into the internal iliac vein on each side.
Synonym(s): venae sacrales laterales [TA]

lat·er·al sa·cral veins

(lat'ĕr-ăl sā'krăl vānz) [TA]
Several veins that receive the drainage of the sacral venous plexus and sacral intervertebral veins, then accompany the corresponding artery and empty into the internal iliac vein on each side.
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There may be some anatomic variations in this field; presacral anastomoses between the lateral and middle sacral veins need careful dissection during surgery.
The pre-sacral venous plexus is formed by the two lateral sacral veins, the middle sacral vein, and the in-between communicating veins.
But with the press-in anchor, you can go lateral to the middle sacral veins and press in at only one point.