Cystic vein

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Vein: Cystic vein
The portal vein and its tributaries.
Latin vena cystica
Gray's subject #174 682
Drains from    gallbladder
Drains to hepatic portal vein
Artery cystic artery
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The cystic vein drains the blood from the gall-bladder, and, accompanying the cystic duct, usually ends in the right branch of the portal vein.

External links

  • Fine A (1997). "The cystic vein: the significance of a forgotten anatomic landmark". JSLS. 1 (3): 263–6. PMID 9876684.

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