colic vein

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Noun1.colic vein - vein serving the large intestine
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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It is a venous trunk, later known as Henle's trunk or Henle's gastrocolic trunk (GTH), connecting part of the blood supply to the stomach and colon, which is formed by the convergence of the stomach-draining right gastroepiploic vein (RGEV) and the colon-draining superior right colic vein (SRCV), and drains into the superior mesenteric vein (SMV) at the inferior border of the pancreas.
The right colic vein (RCV) and middle colic vein (MCV) are defined as the tributaries from the marginal veins of the ascending and transverse colon, respectively.
Sugiyama et al., "Anatomic study of the superior right colic vein: its relevance to pancreatic and colonic surgery," The American Journal of Surgery, vol.
Recently, we successfully treated a young man affected by end-stage liver disease with grade 3b PVT performing an extra-anatomic jump graft from the right colic vein. We herein report our experience together with a literature review of reproducible intraoperative PVT treatments to clarify the most appropriate approach for such a condition.
The iliac vein graft was anastomosed end to side to the recipient right colic vein with a 6-0 monofilament running suture, under clamp control.