iliac vein

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Noun1.iliac vein - one of three veins draining the pelvic area
hypogastric vein, internal iliac vein - a vein that unites with the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein
external iliac vein - a continuation of the femoral vein; unites with the internal iliac vein to form the common iliac vein
common iliac vein - formed by the internal and external iliac veins; unites with its fellow from the opposite side of the body to form the inferior vena cava
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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Based on the technology, the Venous Stents market has been segmented into Iliac vein Stent Technology, Wallstent Technology, and Others.
May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) is a rare disease which occurs due to the compression of the left iliac vein by the overriding right iliac artery, subsequently resulting in obstructed venous return, and ultimately predisposing the patient to deep venous thrombosis.1 Its incidence is variable and ranges between 5% to 18% in patients with DVT involving lower limb.
Intraoperatively, the tumor was visualized infiltrating the left external and internal iliac artery, left external and internal iliac vein, recto-sigmoid, bladder, and left ureter.
In Type I CEPS malformations, an end-to-side extrahepatic portosystemic shunt exists, with total diversion of portal mesenteric blood into the IVC, renal or iliac vein, and complete absence of intrahepatic portal vein branches.
It is very important to identify the flow in the iliac vein by color Doppler, as well as the normal triphasic waveform and normal flow velocity in the iliac artery, without signs of stenosis or occlusion.
* Graft renal veins: End-to-side anastomosis of the open end of the graft IVC to the recipient common iliac vein.
A venous leiomyosarcoma originating from a branch vessel of the left external iliac vein is rare, and this may be the first report of this finding.
May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) or iliocaval compression is an uncommon anatomical variant characterized by external compression of the left common iliac vein by the right common iliac artery against the lumbar vertebra [1].
(a) Contrast injection of the peristomal varix and opacification of the right iliac vein. (b) Opacification of the peristomal varices and the right iliac vein.
The transplanted renal vein was anastomosed to the right external iliac vein side-to-end using a 50 monofilament with continuous sutures.
The left internal iliac vein forming the common iliac vein was transected at the bifurcation region.