Right gastroepiploic vein

The right gastroepiploic vein (right gastroomental vein) is a blood vessel that drains blood from the greater curvature and left part of the body of the stomach into the superior mesenteric vein. It runs from left to right along the greater curvature of the stomach between the two layers of the greater omentum, along with the right gastroepiploic artery.

Right gastroepiploic vein
Drains fromStomach
Drains toSuperior mesenteric vein
ArteryRight gastroepiploic artery
LatinVena gastroomentalis dextra,
vena gastroepiploica dextra
Anatomical terminology

As a tributary of the superior mesenteric vein, it is a part of the hepatic portal system.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 682 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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