Left gastroepiploic vein

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.

Left gastroepiploic vein
Drains tosplenic vein
Arteryleft gastro-omental artery
Latinvena gastroomentalis sinistra, vena gastroepiploica sinistra
Anatomical terminology

It drains into the superior mesenteric vein.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 681 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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