Left gastroepiploic vein

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Vein: Left gastroepiploic vein
Latin vena gastroomentalis sinistra, vena gastroepiploica sinistra
Gray's subject #174 681
Drains to splenic vein
Artery left gastro-omental artery
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The left gastroepiploic 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 lienal vein.

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