accompanying vein

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Related to accompanying vein: vena comitans of hypoglossal nerve, venae comites
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Noun1.accompanying vein - a vein accompanying another structureaccompanying vein - a vein accompanying another structure; a vein may accompany an artery in such a way that the arterial pulses aid venous return
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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VASCULAR ANASTOMOSIS: Posterior tibial artery and accompanying vein were used for anastomosis of donor vessels of the free flap in 8 patients and anterior tibial artery and accompanying vein was used in remaining 4 patients.
By serial sectioning, they also demonstrated that there is an accompanying vein, which may also play a role in bleeding.
In the traction group, there were thromboses in 20% (n = 3) of the arteries with accompanying veins. There was no isolated arterial or venous thrombosis [Figure 7].