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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Portal hypertension is interpreted by finding portal vein and hepatic vein pressure gradient exceeding 10-12 mmHg (2).
The initial TIPS was performed between the right hepatic vein and a right portal vein branch, with implantation of a 10 mm X 6 cm X 2 cm Viatorr (Gore Medical) stent-graft (Fig.
Dissection is performed so that the middle hepatic vein always remains on the left lobe.
Suspected venous malformation combining with dilated left portal vein lying inside the left lobe passing inside the wide hepatic vein branch separated from vena cava inferior was detected in the abdominal ultrasonography taken.
Hepatic vein wedge pressure was also recorded when available.
The stenosis is usually at the superior anastomosis and can occur in conjunction with a hepatic vein stenosis.
05) in the portal, hepatic vein and artery in the LF diet compared with HF diets, but not for butyrate in portal vein and artery.
This uncommon position of the cyst had created a pressure effect on the hepatic vein and caused the incomplete obliteration of the common bile duct and the hepatic artery.
1981) and accumulation of amorphous and crystalline bodies in the hepatocytes around the hepatic vein (Phillips et al.