gastric vein

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Related to gastric vein: right gastric vein, Short gastric veins
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Noun1.gastric vein - one of several veins draining the stomach walls
left gastric vein, vena gastrica sinistra - arises from a union of veins from the gastric cardia; runs in the lesser omentum; empties into the portal vein
pyloric vein, right gastric vein, vena gastrica-dextra - receives veins from the upper surfaces of the stomach and empties into the portal vein
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
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 exclusion criterion was lack of CT-based diagnosis of gastric vein invasion according to imaging criteria given below.
Death Direct [24] injection or regurgitation of tissue adhesive along the short gastric vein and splenic vein into the portal vein Marion-Audibert Death Portosystemic et al.
In the literature, it has been shown that portal vein tumor thrombus in patients with gastric cancer may be associated with splenic vein, right and/or left gastric vein, or superior mesenteric vein (SMV) tumor thrombi [4].
The endoscopic ultrasonography revealed gastric vein varicosis in the fundus, pancreatic pseudocyst, cholecystitis with accumulation of biliary sludge, splenomegaly with subcapsular hematoma, and splenic vein varicosis.
Suprarenal gland (SG); left renal capsule (RC); left medial pillar of the diaphragm muscle (dp); left inferior phrenic artery (9); left gastric vein (10).
We found that the pancreatic body and tail carcinomas were all located within the pancreatic capsule and no sign of metastasis, normal liver, splenomegaly, and short gastric vein, gastroepiploic vein, gastric coronary vein dilated in gastrosplenic region.