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An alcoholic man is scheduled for surgery to ameliorate his esophageal bleeding. In order to decrease the venous portal pressure in the lower esophageal veins, it is most beneficial to join the portal vein to which of the following veins?

A- Gastroduodenal
B- Splenic
C- Inferior Vena Cava
D- Left gastroepiploic
E- Superior mesenteric
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