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*  Management of atrial fibrillation
... or acoustic energy to ablate atrial tissue near the pulmonary veins and make other required ablations to mimic the maze. ... The energy emitting probe (electrode) is placed into the heart through a catheter inserted into veins in the groin or neck. ... related pulmonary disease, or cardiac abnormalities such as enlargement of the left atrium, and age under 60 years . The ...
*  Renal vein thrombosis
... that originates from the renal vein or any other vein in the body and migrates to the pulmonary artery. A pulmonary embolism is ... Renal vein thrombosis (RVT) is the formation of a clot in the vein that drains blood from the kidneys, ultimately leading to a ... In an abnormal kidney with RVT, a blood clot is present in the renal vein. In cases where the renal vein is suddenly and/or ... In addition, bent knees compresses the vein behind the knee (the popliteal vein) and the low humidity, low oxygen, high cabin ...
*  Radiofrequency ablation
... especially around the pulmonary veins. In some conditions, especially forms of intra-nodal re-entry (the most common type of ... The latter are connecting veins that transport blood from the superficial veins to the deep veins. Branch varicose veins are ... Radiofrequency ablation is used to treat the great saphenous vein, the small saphenous vein, and the perforator veins. ... The energy-emitting probe (electrode) is at the tip of a catheter which is placed into the heart, usually through a vein. This ...
*  Portal vein embolization
... as the amount needed for humans may exceed the threshold for pulmonary complications. There are times when a patient who has ... Though rare, the left portal vein may be embolized prior to a left-sided resection. The increase in FLR is a result of cellular ... Portal vein embolization (PVE) is a preoperative procedure performed in interventional radiology to initiate hypertrophy of the ... Portal vein embolization is a preoperative procedure performed in interventional radiology to initiate hypertrophy of the ...
*  Topera Medical
He conducted clinical studies to prove that conventional pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) plus targeting and ablating rotors and ... Narayan SM; Krummen DE; Donsky A. "Precise Rotor Elimination without Concomitant pulmonary vein Isolation for the Successful ... "Stable Atrial Fibrillation Rotors and Focal Sources Lie in Diverse Bi-Atrial Locations Often Remote from the Pulmonary Veins". ... "High prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with resistant paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after pulmonary vein ...
*  Pulmonary vein
The pulmonary veins are the veins that transfer oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart. The largest pulmonary veins are ... The pulmonary veins are part of the pulmonary circulation. Two main pulmonary veins emerge from each lung hilum, receiving ... The two left lobar veins may be united as a single pulmonary vein in about 25% of people; the two right veins may be united in ... Behind the pulmonary artery is the bronchus. The right main pulmonary veins (contains oxygenated blood) pass behind the right ...
*  Pulmonary vein stenosis
In some people, pulmonary vein stenosis occurs after pulmonary vein ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Some ... Pulmonary vein stenosis is a rare cardiovascular disorder. It is recognized as being the stenosis of one or more of the four ... "Congenital and Acquired Pulmonary Vein Stenosis". Circulation. American Heart Association. Retrieved 3 November 2014. Chen, ... Laar, Ingrid (July 4, 2009). "First locus for primary pulmonary vein stenosis maps to chromosome 2q". European Heart Journal. ...
*  José L. Duomarco
The collapse of the pulmonary veins. J.L. Duomarco; R. Rimini; C.E. Giambruno; Acta Physiologica Latino Americana, 1957, VII, p ... The notion that veins do not behave as rigid tubes but as eminently collapsible tubes suffering from the process of collapse in ... Energy and hydraulic gradients along systemic veins J.l. Duomarco R. Rimini The American Journal of Physiology Vol 178. No. 2 ... as are the cava veins..." "La Regulación del Retorno Venoso". Conferencia por José L. Duomarco en la Mesa Redonda sobre " ...
*  Bronchial veins
The remaining blood is returned to the heart via the pulmonary veins. Bronchial arteries Pulmonary arteries Pulmonary veins ... while the left side drains into the left superior intercostal vein or the accessory hemiazygos vein. Bronchial veins are ... Charan, NB; Thompson, WH; Carvalho, P (2007). "Functional anatomy of bronchial veins". Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics. ... The bronchial veins are small vessels that return blood from the larger bronchi and structures at the roots of the lungs. The ...
*  List of OMIM disorder codes
ATP1A2 Alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins; 265380; FOXF1 Alveolar soft part sarcoma; 606243; ... ZFHX4 Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis; 265100; SLC34A2 Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis; 300770; CSF2RA Pulmonary fibrosis, ... MADH9 Pulmonary hypertension, primary, fenfluramine-associated; 178600; BMPR2 Pulmonary veno occlusive disease; 265450; BMPR2 ... pulmonary, 1; 265120; SFTPB Surfactant metabolism dysfunction, pulmonary, 2; 610913; SFTPC Surfactant metabolism dysfunction, ...
*  Af-nest
A prospective, randomized comparison of modified pulmonary vein isolation versus conventional pulmonary vein isolation in ... They are typically numerous at the pulmonary veins antrum. Several evidences have shown that the AFNs represent the true ... Arruda M, Natale A. Ablation of permanent AF: adjunctive strategies to pulmonary veins isolation: targeting AF NEST in sinus ...
*  Primitive atrium
Issuing from each lung is a pair of pulmonary veins; each pair unites to form a single vessel, and these in turn join in a ... so that in the adult all four veins open separately into the left atrium. This article incorporates text in the public domain ...
*  Christian J. Lambertsen
A multiple anomaly of the human heart and pulmonary veins. Anat. Record 78(3): 383-388, 1940. 1944 US 2348074 "Breathing ... Clark JM, Lambertsen CJ (May 1971). "Rate of development of pulmonary O2 toxicity in man during O2 breathing at 2.0 Ata". J ... Fisher AB, Hyde RW, Puy RJ, Clark JM, Lambertsen CJ (April 1968). "Effect of oxygen at 2 atmospheres on the pulmonary mechanics ... Puy RJ, Hyde RW, Fisher AB, Clark JM, Dickson J, Lambertsen CJ (April 1968). "Alterations in the pulmonary capillary bed during ...
*  Thromboxane A2
Ding, Xueqin; Murray, Paul A. (November 2005). "Cellular mechanisms of thromboxane A2-mediated contraction in pulmonary veins ...
*  AZD1305
"Electrophysiologic and Antiarrhythmic Effects of AZD1305 in Canine Pulmonary Vein Sleeves". Journal of Pharmacology and ...
*  Low pressure receptors
In the left atrium, the junction is at the pulmonary veins. Increasing stretch of the receptors stimulates both an increase in ... Low pressure receptors are baroreceptors located in the venae cavae and the pulmonary arteries, and in the atria. They are also ...
*  Brachytherapy
"Pathological Effects of Pulmonary Vein beta-Radiation in a Swine Model". Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 17 (6): ... there is continued interest in vascular brachytherapy for persistent restenosis in failed stents and vein grafts. The therapy ...
*  Prostaglandin EP4 receptor
EP4 protein is found in humans as measured by immunochemistry in pulmonary veins; kidney glomeruli and Tunica media of kidney ... The ductus operates in the fetus to shunt blood from the pulmonary artery to the proximal descending aorta thereby allowing ... mice die within 3 days of birth due to the pulmonary congestion and heart failure caused by a patent ductus arteriosis. ...
*  Atrioventricular septal defect
When this happens, the pressure backs up into the pulmonary veins and the lungs. This type of damage is irreversible which is ... pulmonary hypertension, and pneumonia. The development of pulmonary hypertension is very serious. And this because the left ... Atrial septal defect Congenital heart disease Heart Heart sounds Pulmonary hypertension Ventricular septal defect Mayo Clinic ... and this in turn causes congestion in the veins draining the lungs. The effect on the baby is to worsen the heart failure that ...
*  Alveolar capillary dysplasia
"Nitric oxide inhalation therapy for an infant with persistent pulmonary hypertension caused by misalignment of pulmonary veins ... Alveolar capillary dysplasia (ACD, sometimes denoted ACDMPV when including misalignment of the pulmonary veins) is a type of ... It is a rare cause of persistent pulmonary hypertension in infants. It also may be a rare cause of pulmonary hypoplasia. Babies ... "Misalignment of pulmonary veins with alveolar capillary dysplasia: affected siblings and variable phenotypic expression". The ...
*  L-765,314
Görnemann T, Villalón CM, Centurión D, Pertz HH (June 2009). "Phenylephrine contracts porcine pulmonary veins via alpha(1B)-, ...
*  Jae Head
Over a three-year period, his pulmonary vein was converted into an aorta. Lee, Mike (June 18, 2011). "A dream come true". ...
*  Circulatory system
... via the pulmonary artery, to the lungs and returned, oxygenated, to the heart via the pulmonary vein. Oxygen deprived blood ... The human venous system develops mainly from the vitelline veins, the umbilical veins and the cardinal veins, all of which ... The pulmonary vein returns the now oxygen-rich blood to the left atrium. A separate system known as the bronchial circulation ... The left atrium receives newly oxygenated blood from the lungs as well as the pulmonary vein which is passed into the strong ...
*  Blue baby syndrome
From the lungs, the blood enters the left atrium through the pulmonary vein; the left atrium empties into the left ventricle, ... then veins. The blue baby syndrome known as tetralogy of Fallot consists of an incomplete wall between the ventricles (known as ... Anomalous pulmonary venous connection The most common cause of blue baby syndrome,[citation needed] and the one which was the ... a defective right ventricular outflow tract near the pulmonary valve that prevents full flow of blood to the lungs; and a ...
*  Vein
Communicating veins are veins that directly connect superficial veins to deep veins. Pulmonary veins are a set of veins that ... the great cardiac vein, the middle cardiac vein, the small cardiac vein, the posterior vein of the left ventricle, and the vein ... the middle cardiac vein, the small cardiac vein, the smallest cardiac veins, and the anterior cardiac veins. Coronary veins ... Heart veins that go directly to the right atrium: the anterior cardiac veins, the smallest cardiac veins (Thebesian veins). ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
site (454) Varicose veins of lower extremities (454.0) Varicose veins w/ ulcer (454.1) Varicose veins w/ inflammation (454.2) ... Arteriovenous fistula of pulmonary vessels (417.1) Aneurysm of pulmonary artery (417.8) Other specified diseases of pulmonary ... 452) Portal vein thrombosis (453) Other venous embolism and thrombosis (453.4) Deep vein thrombosis, unspec. (453.41) Deep vein ... Deep vein thrombosis, femoral (451.19) Deep vein thrombosis, other leg veins (451.8) Of other sites (451.82) Phlebitis, ...
*  Minimaze procedure
A clamp-like tool is positioned on the left atrium near the right pulmonary veins, and the atrial tissue is heated between the ... The lesions form a "box-like" pattern around all four pulmonary veins behind the heart. The left atrial appendage is usually ... All successful methods destroy tissue in the areas of the left atrium near the junction of the pulmonary veins, hence these ... Wolf R, Schneeberger E, Osterday R, Miller D, Merrill W, Flege J, Gillinov A (2005). "Video-assisted bilateral pulmonary vein ...