Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Left testicular vein drains into (Mnemonic)

Hey guys!
Did you know that the right gonadal vein, right suprarenal vein and the right inferior phrenic vein drain into the Inferior Vena Cava?
Really? Then where do the left sided veins drain?
Left renal vein!
How do I remember this? @_@
I use the "RIVer" buzzword to remember Right sided veins drain into the IVC.

The fact that the left gonadal vein (testicular vein) drains in the left renal vein is particularly high yield because 98% of idiopathic varicoceles occur on the left side.

That's all!

-IkaN

Contributed by frenchcox: I remember this because aorta is on the left and IVC is on the right. So it’s easy for the right-sided veins to drain directly in the IVC, while the left-sided veins would have to be much longer, and therefore they find easier to drain themselves in the left renal vein.

3 comments:

  1. Googled "how to remember right testicle drains to IVC" and showed up here. Very helpful :D

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Haha silly things do need help at times! :D
      I am glad it helped ^__^

      Delete

This is express yourself space. Where you type create something beautiful! <3
Wondering what do I write? Well..
Tell us something you know better. You are a brilliant mind. Yes, you are! ^__^
Ask about something you don't understand @_@?
Compliment... Say something nice! =D
Be a good critic and correct us if something went wrong :|
Go ahead. Comment all you like here! (:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...