superior pulmonary vein

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  • noun

Synonyms for superior pulmonary vein

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

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Intracardiac baffle with single patch technique was done in 9 patients in whom right superior pulmonary vein was draining at the junction of right atrium and SVC.
This section clearly displayed the left superior pulmonary vein and right superior pulmonary vein entering into the common vein cavity and then into the abdominal cavity.
The common trunk of the left pulmonary vein was misidentified as a superior pulmonary vein until incidental transection with an endostapler during port access surgery.
In this particular case, it even enabled conversion to normal sinus rhythm during the ablation of the right superior pulmonary vein.
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.
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