hepatic vein


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Noun1.hepatic vein - a vein that drains the liverhepatic vein - a vein that drains the liver; empties into the vena cava
liver - large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
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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There are three vertical and three horizontal fissures; the verticals are: 1) Umbilical portal fissure (A05.8.01.034), marked on the diaphragmatic surface of the liver by the hepatic insertion of the falciform ligament; it is tilted 50 degrees to the left in relation to the sagittal plane of the liver; it does not contain the left hepatic vein, however, it contains from the front to the back side: the round ligament of the liver, the umbilical part of the left portal branch, and the venous ligament in the parenchymal groove that forms its lower edge; it separates segments II-III from segment IV on the diaphragmatic surface, and separates segment III from segment IV in the front side and segment I from segment II at the back of the visceral surface.
CT with contrast revealed substantial reduction of the abscess, but also thrombosis of the median hepatic vein, infiltration of the gallbladder, and new lesions in segment VIII (Appendix Figure, panel B).
KEYWORDS: Malposition, Dialysis catheter, Hepatic vein.
In this approach, at the first stage, the hepatic vein, artery, and hepatic canal are preserved while PVL is performed; then, the liver parenchyma is split.
A bedside transthoracic echocardiogram showed that there was air in the interior vena cava and the hepatic vein [Figure 1].{Figure 1}
The basic abnormality is a vascular aberration in which the splanchnic venous return drains directly into the systemic veins (IVC or the left renal, left iliac or left hepatic vein), diverting the mesenteric circulation away from the liver.
Right hepatic vein to right portal vein punctures were successful.
Hepatic artery to vein transit time (HA-HVTT) represents the difference of arrival times of microbubbles first observed in the ultrasonography between the right branch of hepatic artery and the right branch of hepatic vein.
All participants underwent hepatic vein catheterization to obtain hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG); ADAMTS-13 antigen levels were measured in the plasma collected from hepatic veins and a femoral artery.
A liver access set (RUPS-100; Cook, USA) was delivered into the hepatic vein or hepatic inferior vena cava, the left and right trunk of the portal vein or portal vein bifurcation were punctured, and the liver access set was then placed in the portal vein.