renal vein

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Noun1.renal vein - veins that accompany renal arteriesrenal vein - veins that accompany renal arteries; open into the vena cava at the level of the 2nd lumbar vertebra
kidney - either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine; "urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder"
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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Renal vein and vena cava invasion was found in only one case.
45% a posterior lobar vein was seen posterior to the pelvis joining the main renal vein towards the inferior vena cava.
16] In the presence of unrecognised upstream perivascular fibrosis and reduced venous compliance, a functional stenosis may only be unmasked upon reperfusion, potentially leading to allograft congestion and early renal vein thrombosis.
A left radical nephrectomy with left renal vein and IVC tumour thrombectomy through a left open midline incision was performed.
For a kidney transplant, usually the left kidney is taken, because the left renal vein is significantly longer compared to the contra lateral vein, and therefore, the technique of the left LLDN is described in this paper.
Formation of gas may reach perirenal region, renal vein, and inferior vena cava (Figure 4, 5).
The renal vein was infiltrated by the tumor cells, and the surgical margin was positive.
Renovascular causes of AKI may include renal vein thrombosis and thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA).
Placing umbilical surgical tapes around the contralateral renal vein, infrarenal IVC and IVC above the tumor extension.
The nutcracker syndrome refers to compression of left renal vein between the superior mesenteric artery and aorta.
After its origin, it then coursed behind the left renal vein, passed between the left testicular vein and left ureter and at the lower pole of the left kidney, this bifid testicular artery joined to form a single testicular artery which thereafter presented a normal course.
This paper presents a case review of an incidental finding of left IVC associated with retroaortic left inferior renal vein, in a female patient undergoing CT staging for breast carcinoma.