gastroepiploic vein

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Noun1.gastroepiploic vein - one of two veins serving the great curvature of the stomach
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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Although the splenic vein is resected in this procedure, pressure in short gastric and gastroepiploic vein is not increased problematically, because the splenic artery is also resected.
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.
One 4 x 4 x 3 cm indurated mass [Figure 3] at the pancreatic tail constricted the splenic vein and was considered to be associated with splenomegaly and torturous engorgement of the short gastric and gastroepiploic veins.