inferior vena cava

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receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heart


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international registry of inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma: analysis of a world series on 218 patients.
Tumor extension to the portal system is quite common, but invasion of the inferior vena cava and/or heart without invasion of the portal system is rare (incidence 0.
Changes in tilt angle, position and penetration of inferior vena cava (IVC) wall of ALN, Bard, Cook and Cordis retrievable IVC filters.
Postpartum inferior vena cava and ovarian vein thrombosis--a case report and literature review.
Journal of Vascular Surgery, "Effective control of massive venous bleeding by 'multi-overlapping therapy' using polysaccharide nanosheets in a rabbit inferior vena cava injury model"
Chee YL, Dominic J, Watson CG, Watson HG: Inferior Vena Cava malformation as a risk factor for deep-venous thrombosis in the young.
He explained that the patient had a cancerous lymph node on the inferior vena cava (IVC), a large vein that receives blood from the lower extremities, pelvis and abdomen and delivers it to the heart.
The normal inferior vena cava is composed of four segments: hepatic, supra-renal, renal, and infra-renal.
3) The syndrome's variable components include: lung hypoplasia (right more commonly affected than left), partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (to right atrium, coronary sinus, inferior vena cava (IVC), or hepatic circulation), absent or small pulmonary artery, systemic arterial supply to the lung, cardiac anomalies (atrial septal defect (ASD), ventricular septal defect (VSD), patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), tetralogy of Fallot, coarctation, hypoplastic left heart or endocardial cushion defects), diaphragmatic hernia, and anomalies of the bony thorax or thoracic soft tissues.
5% of the normal population have been described with duplication of the inferior vena cava and a L-sided IVC respectively (3)
Five patients were asymptomatic, and seven subjects had symptomatic, acute thromboembolic manifestations including: deep venous thrombosis plus pulmonary embolus (4 subjects), inferior vena cava thrombosis (1 subject), deep venous thrombosis plus inferior vena cava thrombosis (1 subject), and stroke (1 subject).
But several commercial models are now made with a hook at one end, and come with endovascular sheaths that can envelop the filter for safe relocation to a new site in the inferior vena cava.
com/research/hf3f64/global_inferior) has announced the addition of the "Global Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015" report to their offering.
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