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Segment V Vein
Cardiovascular System

Segment V Vein

Vena segmentum V

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Origin

The segment V vein originates from the terminal end of the anterior right branch of the hepatic portal vein where it bifurcates into the segment V and the segment VIII veins.

Course

The segment V vein travels inferior to enter segment V of the liver.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The segment V vein supplies nutrient-rich venous blood from the digestive tract to segment V of the liver.

List of Clinical Correlates

- Hepatic resection

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