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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The caliber change between the common trunk and the inferior pulmonary vein was marked.
The venous drainage is normal and accomplished by inferior pulmonary vein draining into the left atrium.
For our case, it was interesting that it was not established that the superior pulmonary vein and the middle lobe venous drainage was to the inferior pulmonary vein.
Thorax computed tomography revealed a connection between the inferior vena cava (IVC) and the right inferior pulmonary vein subdiaphragmatically, which was commented as the Scimitar syndrome (Fig.
2A) and venous drainage into the enlarged left inferior pulmonary vein was identified (Fig.