Short gastric veins

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 splenic vein or in one of its large tributaries.

Short gastric veins
The portal vein and its tributaries (short gastric veins visible at upper right)
Drains fromStomach
Drains toSplenic vein
LatinVenae gastricae breves
Anatomical terminology


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

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