splenic vein

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Noun1.splenic vein - a vein formed by several small veins on the surface of the spleen; joins the superior mesenteric to form the portal vein
spleen, lien - a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
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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Type I is further subclassified into subtype a and b based on the absence or presence of a patent connection between the superior mesenteric vein and the splenic vein.
Isolated gastric varices may occur secondary to splenic vein obstruction and accompanying left-sided portal hypertension.
portal or splenic vein thrombosis), post-hepatic abnormalities (e.
4%) patients had thrombosis of splanchnic vasculature, of which the most frequently thrombosed vessel was the splenic vein, in 17(70.
Divisions of splenic artery enclosed splenic vein before entering into hilum.
474 advancement along the vertebral column (a) 1st trial 27 (93) 28 (88) 25 (83) 80 (88) 2nd trial 2 (7) 4 (12) 5 (17) 11 (12) Abnormal position (a) 12 (29) 8 (20) 10 (25) 30 (25) Portal vein 11 (92) 8 (100) 10 (100) 29 (97) Splenic vein 1 (8) 0 0 1 (3) (a) Pearson's Chi-square test Table 3.
Portal vein, superior mesenteric vein, and splenic vein were dissected and opened for the detection of PVST.
Partial involvement of the splenic vein was noted as well.
Ultrasonography and computed tomography showed a tumor mass at the pancreatic tail causing a splenic vein obstruction, engorged vessels near the fundus of the stomach, and splenomegaly.
7 x 12 cm) occupying the right lobe of the liver and encasing the portal vein, with distension of the inferior vena cava, splenic vein and right renal vein.