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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A coronal MRA MIP image showed a lateral marginal vein arising off the left common iliac vein and extending laterally to the left lower extremity (Figure 3).
We report a 27-year-old man with a history of atrial fibrillation, pericarditis, and May-Thurner syndrome who underwent a venoplasty with two self-expandable stents in the left common iliac vein.
Background: Iliac vein compression syndrome (IVCS) is an important cause of deep vein thrombosis, but the incidence of IVCS is still unclear.
6,7] A retrospective study, including 24 patients receiving haemodialysis by way of a temporary FHC, investigated the frequency of post-catheterisation common femoral/ external iliac vein stenosis.
Bullet entry tear was found in the inferior vena cava however, the bullet was found lodged in the right common iliac vein and slipped down against the flow of blood.
This is probably because that the left iliac veins join at an angle; being constantly pressed by the loaded left colon, the common iliac artery crossing over the common iliac vein and the longer course traversed by the left iliac veins, unlike the right lower limb is not much subjected to these anatomical disadvantages.
Like one of our patients few cases of external iliac vein aneurysm with traumatic AVF of thigh have been reported in literature15.
Nonthrombotic Iliac Vein Lesion (May-Thurner Syndrome), in Chronic Venous Disorders of the Lower Limbs.
As described in the literature, in some case, more than one variation can coexist as double IVC with retroaortic right renal vein and hemiazygos continuation of the IVC, duplication of the inferior vena cava with azygos continuation, and retroaortic left renal vein and iliac vein variations.
An end-to-side arterial anastomosis to the left branch of the ABFB was performed and an end-to-side venous anastomosis to the external iliac vein with no significant complications was performed.
These can also rupture into adjacent viscera like rectum, bladder, and common iliac vein [4].