basivertebral vein


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Noun1.basivertebral vein - one of a number of veins draining the spongy substance of the vertebrae and emptying into the anterior internal vertebral venous plexusbasivertebral vein - one of a number of veins draining the spongy substance of the vertebrae and emptying into the anterior internal vertebral venous plexus
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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The VVP components are the basivertebral veins (BV), the external vertebral venous plexus (EVVP) and the internal vertebral venous plexus (IVVP) (Gomez Jaramillo & Freeman, 2003; Arzone et al., 2008; Tobinick).
In clinic, bone cement leakage is a commonly seen complication in percutaneous vertebroplasty, i.e., bone cement may leak to paravertebral soft tissues, canalis vertebralis, intervertebral disks and basivertebral veins. But there are no obvious symptoms in most cases.
The veins are avalvular and communicate via the basivertebral veins with the internal vertebral venous system.