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Segment V Vein
Cardiovascular System

Segment V Vein

Vena segmentum V

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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.


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


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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Vein is a secreted ligand for the Drosophila EGFR receptor homolog (EGFR), and EGFR-mediated activation of the Ras/MAP kinase pathway is essential for longitduinal glial cell survival (Hidalgo et al., 2001).

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