Short gastric veins
|Vein: Short gastric veins|
|The portal vein and its tributaries. (Short gastric veins visible at upper right.)|
|Latin||venae gastricae breves|
|Gray's||subject #174 681|
|Drains to||splenic vein|
The short gastric veins, four or five in number, drain the fundus and left part of the greater curvature of the stomach, and pass between the two layers of the gastrolienal ligament to end in the lienal vein or in one of its large tributaries.
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