ovarian vein

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Noun1.ovarian vein - one of the veins that drain the ovaries; the right opens into the inferior vena cava; the left opens into the left renal vein
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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Ovarian vein thrombosis (OVT) has an incidence of 0.5-1.8:1000 deliveries during postpartum (22).
The left adrenal central vein, ovarian vein, and lumbar vein were ligated and transected to release the LRV [Figure 1]i.
Chan, "Leiomyosarcoma of ovarian vein compression as a cause of hydronephrosis," European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, vol.
There was no finding suggestive of torsion, such as irregular thickening of the cyst wall, whirl sign of the right ovarian vein, and deviation of the affected side of the uterus (Figure 1).
Metastases to the vagina are thought to originate from the retrograde flow of the left renal vein to the ovarian vein and uterovaginal plexus [8].
Drainage of the left ovarian vein to the left renal vein explains this hematogenous spread [5].
Other venous thromboses reported in the literature so far include internal jugular vein thrombosis, intracranial cerebral vein thrombosis, ovarian vein thrombosis, extrahepatic vein thrombosis, brachial vein thrombosis, and azygos vein thrombosis.
(1) Ovarian vein thrombosis (OVT) is a potentially serious type of venous thrombosis most often diagnosed in women postpartum or following gynecological procedures.
On CT images of our patient, uterus was significantly enlarged and replaced by multiple contour deforming fibroids, which were involving the right adnexa, invading the right ovarian vessels, and extending into the right ovarian vein, inferior vena cava (IVC) and right atrium of heart.
It is described more from the right ovary as it is believed that the recto-sigmoid colon helps to protect the left ovary from trauma or it is due to a higher intraluminal pressure on the right side because of the differences in ovarian vein architecture.