inferior pulmonary vein

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Synonyms for inferior pulmonary vein

either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the inferior lobes of the lungs

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Common trunk of the right and left inferior pulmonary veins: previously unreported anatomic variant with implications for catheter ablation.
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.
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.
The venous drainage is normal and accomplished by inferior pulmonary vein draining into the left atrium.
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.