hepatic portal vein

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Synonyms for hepatic portal vein

a short vein that carries blood into the liver

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The hepatic bypass circuit receives blood from the femoral vein and the hepatic portal vein and can carry outputs of 5 l/min with pressures of up to 150 mmHg.
Portal venography demonstrated patency of the hepatic and portal veins and esophageal varices; pressure measurements revealed a mildly elevated hepatic vein pressure of 20 mm and markedly increased hepatic portal vein pressure gradient of more than 40 mm (reference range, [is less than] 12 mm).
12 The length of the portal vein is of surgical importance which is often cut down to link with the other vessels in interventional procedures like liver transplantation trans hepatic portal vein embolization and pancreatectomy.