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Segment VIII Vein
Cardiovascular System

Segment VIII Vein

Vena segmentum VIII

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Quick Facts

Origin: Anterior right branch of the hepatic portal vein.

Course: Travels superiorly to enter segment VIII of the liver.

Branches: None.

Supplied Structures: Segment VIII of the liver.

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Origin

The segment VIII 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 VIII vein travels superiorly to enter segment VIII of the liver.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

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

List of Clinical Correlates

- Hepatic resection

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