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  • Blood
  • Cancer patients with blood clots gain no benefit from inferior vena cava filter (IVCF) placement to the anticoagulant medication fondaparinux, finds research. (medindia.net)
  • To prevent migration of blood clots to the lungs in patients with acute venous thromboembolism (VTE), the frequency of vena cava filter (VCF) use appears to vary widely. (medindia.net)
  • The brachiocephalic veins are the major veins returning blood to the superior vena cava. (wikipedia.org)
  • liver
  • It is used during the repair of larger juxtahepatic (next to the liver) vascular injuries such as an injury to the local vena cava. (wikipedia.org)
  • Injuries to the inferior vena cava are challenging, those behind the liver being the most difficult to repair. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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 two halves. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ligamentum teres hepatis turns around the inferior marging of the liver to come out ventral in the falciform ligament. (wikipedia.org)
  • diaphragm
  • It is inferior to the fibrous pericardium, which fuses with the central tendon of the diaphragm via the pericardiacophrenic ligament. (wikipedia.org)