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Segment VI Vein
Cardiovascular System

Segment VI Vein

Vena segmentum VI

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The segment VI vein originates from the terminal end of the posterior right branch of the hepatic portal vein where it bifurcates into the segment VI and the segment VII veins.


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


There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The segment VI vein supplies nutrient-rich venous blood from the digestive tract to segment VI 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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