vertebral vein


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Related to vertebral vein: occipital vein, external jugular vein
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Noun1.vertebral vein - a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral arteryvertebral vein - a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral artery; empties into the brachiocephalic vein
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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Color Doppler ultrasonography was also performed to differentiate the TD from the adjacent vessels, such as the vertebral vein.
The function of the vertebral vein and their role in the spread of metastasis.
However, ultrasound remains an ideal technique for screening, and several investigators tried to measure the jugular and vertebral vein flow by the means of ECD in order to substitute the operator dependent qualitative protocol with a more objective measurement of the venous flow [24-29].
He underwent surgical ligation of the vertebral artery (V2) followed by transvenous transcatheter coil embolisation of the vertebral vein.
The role of intraabdominal pressure in venous blood drainage from the prostate into the vertebral vein system.