renal vein

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Noun1.renal vein - veins that accompany renal arteriesrenal vein - veins that accompany renal arteries; open into the vena cava at the level of the 2nd lumbar vertebra
kidney - either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"
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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In AM patients, the portal venous blood most commonly drained into the inferior vena cava and occasionally into the renal veins, iliac veins, azygos veins, or right atrium.
He was diagnosed with left renal cancer as well as tumour thrombus extending into the left renal veins and inferior vena cava (IVC), clinical T3aN0M0.
They also showed these may coexist with other urovascular variations such as double renal veins, double ureter, persistence of foetal lobulations and genital arteries originating from accessory renal arteries.
6) Mulitdecetor Row CT has improved the depiction of the renal veins in the early stage of the arterial phase; allowing for minimally invasive, three-dimensional visualization of the arteries and veins.
Caption: Figure 1: (a) CT axial images that presented from caudal to cranial sections show double IVC (arrows) below the renal veins.
The embryological development of the caval venous system is complex and occurs in the gestational week 6-9, involving the renal veins as well.
Intraoperative complications were two renal vein reconstructions for short right-sided renal veins.
The actual length of renal vein proper was short and segmental tributaries of renal veins were unusual in having long pre hilar length and large size with complex arrangement leading to hilar congestion.
Multiple renal arteries are more frequently observed than multiple renal veins, at ratio 1: 8 (BORDEI et al.
vi) IVC-above confluence--IVC-at the level of the renal veins
Variations of renal veins are rare compared to the renal arteries.
While the involvement of renal veins and the inferior vena cava by tumor thrombus is a relatively common finding (21-35% and 4-10% respectively), the frequency of tumor thrombus extension into the right side of the heart is rare (0.