pulmonary vein

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Synonyms for pulmonary vein

any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart

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Common trunk of the right and left inferior pulmonary veins: previously unreported anatomic variant with implications for catheter ablation.
Caption: Figure 3: 3D reconstruction of the cardiac MRI demonstrates marked narrowing of the right pulmonary artery (black arrowhead) and the right inferior pulmonary veins (white arrowhead).
A fistulous connection between the large anomalous pulmonary vein and the right inferior pulmonary vein which drains into the left atrium was also noted (Figure 3).
Two variants of the ridge were determined: The prominent ridge was anterior to LSPV and left inferior pulmonary vein (LIPV) in Type A (Fig.
Post-contrast thoracic computed tomography (CT) revealed right pulmonary effusion and decreased calibration together with a filling defect of the left inferior pulmonary artery due to a chronic PE (Figure 1a).
Several 10-bipolar electrodes were sutured using a noninjurious method to allow recording and stimulation at the left superior pulmonary vein (LSPV), left inferior pulmonary vein (LIPV), left appendage (LAA, catheter: LA1,2), left atrium (LA, catheter: LA5,6), area around the Marshall ligament (MSL, catheters: LA9,10) [15, 29], right superior pulmonary vein (RSPV), right inferior pulmonary vein (RIPV), right appendage (RAA, catheter: RA1,2), right atrium (RA, catheter: RA5,6), and margin of the anterior right ganglionated plexi (ARGPM, catheter: RA9,10) (Figure 1).
We also describe the reconstruction procedures that were successfully used for the concomitantly transected inferior pulmonary vein.
CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) revealed an aberrant artery arising from the thoracic aorta and entering the left basal segments at the level of inferior pulmonary veins, (Figs.
Longitudinal incision was made parallel and posterior to the left phrenic nerve, extending from the left inferior pulmonary vein to the diaphragm in Group I.