Left gastroepiploic vein
|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|
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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