hepatic vein

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Noun1.hepatic vein - a vein that drains the liverhepatic vein - a vein that drains the liver; empties into the vena cava
liver - large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Thrombotic occlusion can limit access to the hepatic veins, requiring shunt creation via the hepatic stump or the intrahepatic IVC.
4,8) Visceral veins like hepatic veins, inferior vena cava, or portal vein may get occluded in Behcet's disease.
diffuse and multiple communications between peripheral portal and hepatic veins in several segments.
Duplex ultrasound can further help define the relationship of secondaries to portal structures, hepatic veins and the inferior vena cava.
A vascular stapler for the hepatic veins is particularly useful in larger children.
The hepatic veins demonstrate drainage into intrahepatic segment of IVC (Fig.
However, in case of liver cirrhosis hepatic veins wedge pressure (sinusoidal) and the pressure in the main trunk of portal vein are the same, but the stasis extends to branches of portal vein [7].
The early diagnosis and specific surgical approaches including cardiopulmonary bypass are the most effective treatment modalities in RCC patients with thrombus above the level of hepatic veins.
Fatty liver was defined as the presence of an ultrasonographic pattern consistent with "bright liver", with evidence of increased ultrasonographic contrast between hepatic and renal parenchyma, vessel blurring, and narrowing of the lumen of the hepatic veins in the absence of findings suggestive of chronic liver disease20.
Major vascular invasion is defined as invasion of the branches of the main portal vein (right or left portal vein) or as invasion of 1 or more of the 3 hepatic veins (right, middle, or left).