vena cava


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either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart

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Upon evaluation of the patient, we found that she has a huge Right Renal tumour invading into the liver and adjacent structures in addition to a large malignant thrombus extending into the Inferior Vena Cava," he said.
Congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) such as hypoplasia, duplication of the IVC or the absence of the infrahepatic IVC are very rare in the general population, described in a proportion of 0.
sup][2],[3] In the remaining cases, it might drain into the left atrium resulting in a right- to left-sided shunt or into the inferior vena cava or hepatic vein.
Diagnosis by ultrasonography of congestion of the caudal vena cava secondary to thrombosis in 12 cows.
Syndrome of anomalous venous drainage of the right lung to the inferior vena cava.
1,2 The double or persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is a common anomaly in thoracic venous system.
Duplication of inferior vena cava presents a significant challenge to the treating clinician and should be kept in mind while making a radiological intervention or diagnosis or during surgery.
La tomografia axial computarizada tuvo hallazgos compatibles con situs inversus e isomerismo izquierdo (ausencia de segmento hepatico de la vena cava inferior izquierda, ambos pulmones bilobulados y poliesplenia), conexion de venas suprahepaticas y vena cava superior a la auricula derecha (AD).
Systemic-to-pulmonary venous shunt in superior vena cava obstruction: depiction on computed tomography venography," Acta Radiologica, vol.
The autopsy ruled that the cause of al-khaldis death was due to the intensive internal bleeding that resulted from the tearing of the liver and the inferior vena cava of the abdomen.
Las malformaciones de la vena cava inferior constituyen una entidad rara con una prevalencia de 0.
congenital anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) which are frequently asymptomatic when there is a developed collateral circulation, but accidentally discovered.
1) While anticoagulation is the gold standard of treatment, interruption of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is indicated in those whom anticoagulation is contraindicated or has failed.
We noted a large left renal mass measuring 14 x 11 cm with tumour thrombus extending to the infrahepatic inferior vena cava (IVC) with multiple regional metastatic lymph nodes, as well as lung metastasis (Fig.