Left gastroepiploic vein

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Left gastroepiploic vein
Details
Latin vena gastroomentalis sinistra, vena gastroepiploica sinistra
Drains to
splenic vein
left gastro-omental artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.681
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12850433
TA A12.3.12.031
FMA 15390
Anatomical terminology

The left gastroepiploic vein (left gastro-omental vein) receives branches from the antero-superior and postero-inferior surfaces of the stomach and from the greater omentum; it runs from right to left along the greater curvature of the stomach and ends in the commencement of the splenic vein.

It drains into the superior mesenteric vein.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.