uterine vein


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Noun1.uterine vein - one of two veins on each side that arise from the uterine plexus and empty into the internal iliac veinuterine vein - one of two veins on each side that arise from the uterine plexus and empty into the internal iliac 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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Uterine vein rupture at delivery as a delayed consequence of laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis: A case report.
Recently, they suggested that the ovarian vein could be used rather than the superficial or deep uterine vein, which were more difficult to dissect (20).
Uterine vein follows the uterine artery and drains into internal iliac vein.
In addition, Oliveira and coworkers (2008) showed that ISG expression occurs in extrauterine tissues during early pregnancy, possibly owing to endocrine IFNT release from the uterine vein. These studies do not completely prove that IFNT could escape from the uterus and initiate a peripheral antiviral response.
* Ovarian vein, uterine vein, and uteroovarian arcade venous engorgement greater than 5 mm in diameter.
In one early case, the laparoscopic procedure was converted to laparotomy to control bleeding when the underside of a harmonic scalpel abrupted a uterine vein. The procedure is performed under general anesthetic.
* Ovarian vein, uterine vein, and utero-ovarian arcade venous engorgement greater than 5 mm in diameter.