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*  Ductus venosus
The pathway of fetal umbilical venous flow is umbilical vein to left portal vein to ductus venosus to inferior vena cava and ... shunts a portion of the left umbilical vein blood flow directly to the inferior vena cava. Thus, it allows oxygenated blood ...
*  Venous thrombosis
Inferior vena cava filters (IVCFs) are not recommended in those who are on anticoagulants. IVCFs may be used in clinical ... Rajasekhar, Anita (2015-04-01). "Inferior vena cava filters: current best practices". Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis. ...
*  Thrombosis
Budd-Chiari syndrome is the blockage of a hepatic vein or of the hepatic part of the inferior vena cava. This form of ... the insertion of a vena cava filter. In patients with medical rather than surgical illness, LMWH too is known to prevent ... The facial veins in this area anastomose with the superior and inferior ophthalmic veins of the orbit, which drain directly ...
*  Brachiocephalic vein
... superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, azygos vein and their tributaries. Chitnis, Cumberbatch, Gankande. Practice Papers for ... These veins merge to form the superior vena cava, a great vessel, posterior to the junction of the first costal cartilage with ... The brachiocephalic veins are the major veins returning blood to the superior vena cava. The brachiocephalic vein is formed by ... drain into the inferior border of their corresponding vein Left and right inferior thyroid veins: drain into the superior ...
*  Esophageal varices
Normal portal pressure is approximately 9 mmHg compared to an inferior vena cava pressure of 2-6 mmHg. This creates a normal ... which in turn drains directly into the superior vena cava. These veins have no part in the development of esophageal varices. ...
*  Inferior vena cava
... front view Atriocaval shunt Inferior vena cava syndrome Recovery position Turhan Yavuz; ... Rarely, the inferior vena cava may vary in its size and position. In transposition of the great arteries the inferior vena cava ... In the embryo, the inferior vena cava and right atrium are separated by the valve of the inferior vena cava, also known as the ... the inferior vena cava carries blood from the lower half of the body whilst the superior vena cava carries blood from the upper ...
*  Inferior vena cava syndrome
... (IVCS) is a result of obstruction of the inferior vena cava. It can be caused by invasion or ... M.G. Kerr; D.B. Scott; Eric Samuel (1964). "Studies of the inferior vena cava in late pregnancy". British Medical Journal. 1: ... Symptoms of late pregnancy inferior vena cava syndrome consist of intense pain in the right hand side, muscle twitching, drop ... 90% of women lying in the supine position during pregnancy experience inferior vena cava syndrome; however, not all of the ...
*  Inferior vena cava filter
"Double vena cava filter insertion in congenital duplicated inferior vena cava: a case report and literature review". ... An inferior vena cava filter (IVC filter) is a type of vascular filter, a medical device that is implanted by interventional ... "Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters: initial Communication: Risk of Adverse Events with Long Term Usage". United States Food and ... Ferris, EJ; McCowen TC; Carver DK; McFarland DR (1993). "Percutaneous inferior vena cava filters: follow-up of seven designs in ...
*  Valve of inferior vena cava
The valve of the inferior vena cava (eustachian valve) is a venous valve that lies at the junction of the inferior vena cava ... Following birth and separation from the placenta, the oxygen content in the inferior vena cava falls. With the onset of ... The superior vena cava (SVC) does not have any homologous valve or valvule. No such valve is needed, because the SVC's venous ... directs oxygen-rich blood returning from the placenta to mix with blood from the hepatic veins in the inferior vena cava. ...
*  Superior vena cava
... superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, azygos vein, and their tributaries. Persistent left superior vena cava Superior vena ... Superior vena cava obstruction refers to a partial or complete obstruction of the superior vena cava, typically in the context ... It is also known as the cranial vena cava in other animals. No valve divides the superior vena cava from the right atrium. As a ... Venous return from the lower half, below the diaphragm, flows through the inferior vena cava.) The SVC is located in the ...
*  Caput medusae
Produces abdominal collateral veins to bypass the blocked inferior vena cava and permit venous return from the legs. Determine ... After pushing down on the prominent vein, blood will: flow toward the legs -> caput medusae flow toward the head-> inferior ...
*  Atriocaval shunt
... vascular injuries such as an injury to the local vena cava. Injuries to the inferior vena cava are challenging, those behind ... and the inferior phrenic veins enter the inferior vena cava. The placement of the shunt allowed venous return to the heart and ... An atriocaval shunt (ACS) is an intraoperative surgical shunt between the atrium of the heart and the inferior vena cava. It is ... Buckman RF, Pathak AS, Badellino MM, Bradley KM (Dec 2001). "Injuries of the inferior vena cava". Surg Clin North Am. 81 (6): ...
*  Alexander Savvas
Rarely periptosis left inferior vena cava. Bumpy ekfysis the right subclavian artery and both carotids (1955). • Human Anatomy ... Rare periptosis doubling of the inferior vena cava met'aplasias the right kidney and ureter (March 1949). • About the doubling ...
*  Congenital stenosis of vena cava
... is a congenital anomaly in which the superior vena cava or inferior vena cava has an aberrant ... Koc Z, Oguzkurt L (May 2007). "Interruption or congenital stenosis of the inferior vena cava: prevalence, imaging, and clinical ... "Intravascular Stent Implantation for Refractory Chylothorax Secondary to Congenital Superior Vena Cava Stenosis in an Infant" ( ...
*  Inferior phrenic vein
... the right ends in the inferior vena cava; the left is often represented by two branches, one of which ends in the left renal or ... while the other passes in front of the esophageal hiatus in the diaphragm and opens into the inferior vena cava. This article ... The Inferior Phrenic Veins drain the diaphragm and follow the course of the inferior phrenic arteries; ...
*  Renal vein
Because the inferior vena cava is on the right half of the body, the left renal vein is generally the longer of the two. ... Because the inferior vena cava is not laterally symmetrical, the left renal vein often receives the following veins: left ... They connect the kidney to the inferior vena cava. They carry the blood filtered by the kidney. There is one vein per kidney, ... inferior phrenic vein left suprarenal vein left gonadal vein (left testicular vein in males, left ovarian vein in females) left ...
*  Abdominal aortic plexus
... it also distributes filaments to the inferior vena cava. The right sympathetic chain and its connections with the thoracic, ... It is situated upon the sides and front of the aorta, between the origins of the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries. ... From this plexus arise part of the spermatic, the inferior mesenteric, and the hypogastric plexuses; ...
*  Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Routine inferior vena cava filter placement is not recommended. In patients with non-operable CTEPH or persistent/recurrent PH ...
*  Hepatic portal system
The hepatic vein subsequently drains into the inferior vena cava. The hepatic artery provides 30 to 40% of the oxygen to the ... into the portal vein while the lower 2/3 are drained into the internal iliac vein that goes directly in the inferior vena cava ... The inferior mesenteric vein connects in the majority of people on the splenic vein, but in some people, it is known to connect ... and the inferior mesenteric artery. Portal hypertension is a condition in which the blood pressure of the portal venous system ...
*  Central tendon of diaphragm
This transmits the inferior vena cava and right phrenic nerve. It is shaped somewhat like a trefoil leaf, consisting of three ... the central tendon retains its shape due to its tendinous nature and prevents constriction of the inferior vena cava or aorta, ... It is inferior to the fibrous pericardium, which fuses with the central tendon of the diaphragm via the pericardiacophrenic ...
*  D. J. Hayden
The collision tore the inferior vena cava in his heart. The injury itself is most commonly seen in high-speed vehicle accidents ...
*  Lobes of liver
The caudate lobe of the liver is bounded below, by the porta hepatis; on the right, by the fossa for the inferior vena cava; ... the fossa for the gall-bladder and the fossae for the inferior vena cava. These separate the right lobe in two smaller lobes on ... and separates the fossa for the gall-bladder from the commencement of the fossa for the inferior vena cava. Budd-Chiari ... A line can be imagined running from the left of the vena cava and all the way forward to divide the liver and gallbladder into ...
*  Abdominal aorta
... of the inferior vena cava is at L5 and therefore below that of the bifurcation of the aorta. inferior phrenic a. celiac a. left ... The peak of this convexity is at the level of the third lumbar vertebra (L3). It runs parallel to the inferior vena cava, which ... The abdominal aorta's venous counterpart, the inferior vena cava (IVC), travels parallel to it on its right side. Above the ... the inferior vena cava is in contact with the aorta below. On the left side are the left crus of the diaphragm, the left celiac ...
*  Hepatic veins
All of the hepatic veins drain into the inferior vena cava. They are one of two sets of veins connected to the liver, the ... All the veins empty into the inferior vena cava at the back of the liver. Budd-Chiari syndrome is a condition caused by ... In human anatomy, the hepatic veins are the veins that drain de-oxygenated blood from the liver into the inferior vena cava. ...
*  Aortocaval compression syndrome
The aorta and inferior vena cava are central vessels, the largest artery and vein. They supply blood to the heart, and the rest ... Inferior vena cava syndrome Kiefer R, Ploppa A, Dieterich H (2003). "[Aortocaval compression syndrome]". Anaesthesist. 52 (11 ... Aortocaval compression syndrome is compression of the abdominal aorta and inferior vena cava by the gravid uterus when a ...
*  Abdomen
Structures such as the aorta, inferior vena cava and esophagus pass through the diaphragm. Both the abdominal and pelvic ... along with many blood vessels including the aorta and inferior vena cava. Anatomists may consider the urinary bladder, uterus, ...
*  Horseshoe kidney
Khandelwal A, Gupta P, Gupta A (2012). "Left-sided inferior vena cava in horseshoe kidney: an unusual anomaly". Iranian Journal ... Play media In patients with this condition, the central portion of the kidney may be found just inferior to the inferior ... Inferior mesenteric Artery, Arteries arising from aorta or common iliac, internal iliac, external iliac or inferior mesenteric ...