iliac vein


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iliac vein

[′il·ē‚ak ¦vān]
(anatomy)
Any of the three veins on each side of the body which correspond to and accompany the iliac artery.
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Subset data reconstruction was performed in the curved coronal plane with particular reference to the course of the common and external iliac veins through the pelvis.
Congenital atresia of the inferior vena cava, common iliac veins, and left innominate vein.
However, they may benefit from endovascular stenting of the left common iliac vein to relieve compression at this location, which may subsequently result in a lower risk for recurrent DVTs and postthrombotic syndrome, she concluded.
Further imaging with gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) arteriography and venography revealed that the thrombus within the common iliac vein and IVC consisted mostly of enhancing tumor with some scattered areas of nonenhancing bland thrombus (Figure 2).
MTS was first described in 1957 when it was noted that 22% of 430 cadavers on autopsy possessed an anatomical variant in which an overriding right common iliac artery caused compression of the left common iliac vein against the lumbar spine (1).
Iliac vein thrombosis following renal transplantation is an absolute indication for this procedure.
Using a catheter inserted into the groin region, a stent is placed in the iliac vein to hold it open.
The venous anastomosis is usually an end-to-side connection between the donor main renal vein recipient external iliac vein.
A venogram indicated critical stenosis (>95%) in the SFV and high-grade stenosis in the iliac vein.
The findings also suggest that a narrow left common iliac vein may predispose to thromboses in this location, and that this anatomical risk factor could be addressed with endovascular Stenting, according to Dr.
an entire extremity is cut out of the circulation, then only the blood of one iliac vein will supply the inferior vena cava.
Twice-daily dosing may be more effective in obese patients, patients with cancer, and patients with big clots in the iliac vein.