renal vein


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to renal vein: iliac artery, iliac vein, Renal vein thrombosis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
References in periodicals archive ?
A spontaneously ruptured primitive neuroectodermal tumor/extraosseous Ewing's sarcoma of the kidney with renal vein tumor thrombus.
All that was left was the kidney tumor and a small amount of tumor in the renal vein, which was also removed during the robot-assisted nephrectomy," Dr.
Interestingly, renal vein and/or renal sinus involvement was seen in 11 of 14 patients (78%) of the N1 group, 12 of 13 patients (92%) of the N0 group, and 13 of 48 patients (68%) of the Nx group.
The venous anastomosis is usually an end-to-side connection between the donor main renal vein recipient external iliac vein.
Ninety-eight percent of the varicoceles without specific causes occur on the left side apparently because the left testicular vein connects to the renal vein at a 90 degree angle, while the right testicular vein drains at a lesser angle.
3), azygos continuation of the IVC (not shown) and a circumaortic renal vein (Fig.
An enlarged cystic necrotic mass lesion that was approximately 15x12x12 cm in size and included a thin wall and central calcifications was found between the left upper and middle renal vein by computed tomography (Fig.
The vena cava, renal artery and renal vein were narrowed likely due to vasospasm, but the aorta was otherwise unremarkable.
Great skill is required to successfully cannulate the adrenal veins, especially the right one, which is smaller and shorter than the left and usually empties into the inferior vena cava rather than the renal vein.
One patient with [alpha]-thalassemia had kidney abscesses and renal vein thrombosis, followed by femoral deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus.
The risk of caval filter thrombosis and renal vein thrombosis precipitating renal failure is of concern.