*  Valve of inferior vena cava - Wikipedia
Very rarely, such a configuration of a large eustachian valve may mimic a right atrial cystic tumor. The superior 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 ... directs oxygen-rich blood returning from the placenta to mix with blood from the hepatic veins in the inferior vena cava. ...
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*  A Re-analysis of Our Current Understanding of Isthmus-Dependent Atrial Flutter: Some Gaps, Some Hypotheses - Cogprints
Typical atrial flutter ablation: conduction across the posterior region of the inferior vena cava orifice may mimic ... Conduction velocity in the tricuspid valve-inferior vena cava isthmus is slower in patients with type I atrial flutter compared ... Inferior vena cava- tricuspid annulus isthmus is a critical site of unidirectional block during the induction of common atrial ... Conduction properties of the inferior vena cava-tricuspid annular isthmus in patients with typical atrial flutter. J Cardiovasc ...
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*  Isolated dilatation of the inferior vena cava
The inferior vena cava mean pressure was 7 mmHg (A), the right atrial mean pressure was 13 mmHg (B), the main pulmonary artery ... Reappraisal of the use of inferior vena cava for estimating right atrial pressure. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2007;20:857-861PMID : ... Noninvasive estimation of right atrial pressure from the inspiratory collapse of the inferior vena cava. Am J Cardiol 1990;66: ... Dilatation of the inferior vena cava (black arrow, A) and engorgement of the hepatic vein (black arrow, B) are shown. ...
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*  Biventricular diverticula in a patient with restrictive cardiomyopathy | Heart
... inferior vena cava). Restrictive cardiomyopathy with massive enlargement of both atria, an increase in left ventricular wall ... Since the autumn of 1997 progressive deterioration with dyspnoea and symptomatic arrhythmia such as atrial re-entry tachycardia ... or atrial flutter occurred and made further attendance of school almost impossible. Medical treatment was ineffective and, ...
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*  Anatomical characteristics of the cavotricuspid isthmus in patients with and without typical atrial flutter: Analysis with two-...
... is crucial in the ablation of typical atrial flutter (AFL), and consequently the CTI anatomy and/or its relation to resistant ... Radiofrequency ablation of the inferior vena cava-tricuspid valve isthmus in common atrial flutter. American Journal of ... Electrophysiological effects of catheter ablation of inferior vena cava-tricuspid annulus isthmus in common atrial flutter. ... The recordings were obtained with a 9F, 9-MHz ICE catheter from the right ventricular outflow tract to the inferior vena cava ...
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*  Sinus Venosus Atrial Septal Defect | Circulation
AO indicates aorta; CS, coronary sinus; FO, foramen ovale; IVC, inferior vena cava; PT, pulmonary trunk; RLPV, right lower ... Background- Sinus venosus atrial septal defect (SVASD) differs from secundum atrial septal defect by its atrial septal location ... An alternative method for repair of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection to the superior vena cava. Ann Thorac Surg. ... New postoperative SND occurred in 6 patients and was not related to the presence of persistent left superior vena cava or APVC ...
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*  Patent US8116885 - Bachmann's bundle electrode for atrial defibrillation - Google Patents
An additional electrode configured for positioning in the superior vena cava, right atrium (including the right atrial ... an atrial septum electrode); (b) a second atrial defibrillation electrode which together with the first atrial defibrillation ... a pulse generator operatively associated with the pair of atrial defibrillation electrodes for delivering a first atrial ... a pair of atrial defibrillation electrodes that are configured for orientation in or about the patient's heart to effect atrial ...
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*  Internet Scientific Publications
However, there are few case reports of direct invasion of the tumor into hepatic veins and inferior vena cava and into the ... Right atrial metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma. J Card Surg 2007; 22:231-233.. 4. Marstaller B, Lersch C, Berger H, ... Vascular invasion is known to occur in 30% of patients at presentation usually hepatic veins and inferior vena cava (1) and ... We report a case with massive hepatocellular carcinoma with direct extension into hepatic veins, inferior vena cava and right ...
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*  Acceleration of Typical Atrial Flutter Due to Double-Wave Reentry Induced by Programmed Electrical Stimulation | Circulation
SVC, Superior vena cava; IVC, inferior vena cava; TA-ER isthmus, the isthmus between the tricuspid annulus and the eustachian ... The atrial ERP in the TA-ER isthmus was defined as the longest AES coupling interval that failed to result in an atrial ... Characteristics of atrial flutter: studies in man after open heart surgery using fixed atrial electrodes. Circulation. 1979;60: ... Aggressive rapid atrial pacing was performed in one patient only to avoid induction of atrial fibrillation. In three of the ...
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*  Dual-Loop Intra-Atrial Reentry in Humans | Circulation
Radiofrequency ablation of the inferior vena cava-tricuspid valve isthmus in common atrial flutter. Am J Cardiol. 1993;71:705- ... Electrophysiological effects of catheter ablation of inferior vena cava-tricuspid annulus isthmus in common atrial flutter. ... This arrhythmia required ablation of a second isthmus: between the lower end of the atriotomy and the inferior vena cava in 4 ... was delivered in the cavotricuspid isthmus and from the inferior margin of the atriotomy scar down to the inferior vena cava ( ...
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*  US20060142756A1 - Method of surgical perforation via the delivery of energy - Google Patents
... introducing an apparatus comprising an energy delivery device into a patient's heart via the patient's superior vena cava; ... they approach the heart from the Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) 1106 and proceed into the Superior Vena Cava (SVC) 1108 of the heart ... Atrial branding iron catheter and a method for treating atrial fibrillation US7052493B2 (en) 2006-05-30. Methods and devices ... In some embodiments of the present invention, the heart is approached via the inferior vena cava (IVC) (an 'inferior' approach ...
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*  Posterior mediastinal hematoma after a fall from standing height: a case report.
... vena cava, and small venous tributaries of the internal mammary, brachiocephalic and inferior thyroidal veins can result in the ... The hematology service recommended against restarting the patient's Coumadin therapy, instead electing manage his atrial ... Bageacu S,Prades JM,Kaczmarek D,Porcheron J. Spontaneous rupture of the inferior thyroid artery leading to life-threatening ... in addition to a fracture of the inferior right facet joint of the C7 vertebrae (not shown) (Figures 1 and 2). The patient was ...
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*  Patent US7346399 - Monopole tip for ablation catheter - Google Patents
Liem et al., "Microwave Linear Ablation of the Isthmus Between the Inferior Vena Cava and Tricupsid Annulus," Pace, vol. 21, ... Cox, "The Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation IV Surgical Technique," J Thorac Cardiovasc. Surg. 101, 1991, pp. 584-592. ... Knaut et al., "Interoperative Microwave Ablation for Curative Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in Open Heart Surgery-The Micro- ... 38, 1997, pp. 410-415.. 16. Murakami et al., "Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Value of Percutaneous Microwave ...
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*  Patent US7156841 - Electrode arrangement for use in a medical instrument - Google Patents
... from the superior to the inferior vena cava of the heart in order to treat type II atrial flutter and/or atrial fibrillation. ... is used to ablate the isthmus between the tricuspid valve and the inferior vena cava of a heart in order to treat type I atrial ... Liem et al., "Microwave Linear Ablation of the Isthmus Between the Inferior Vena Cava and Tricuspid Annulus," Pace, vol. 21, ... right atrium 201 of the heart 200 proximate the tricuspid valve 202 by steering the catheter 12 through the inferior vena cava ...
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*  Patent US7033352 - Flexible ablation instrument - Google Patents
Liem et al., "Microwave Linear Ablation of the Isthmus Between the Inferior Vena Cava and Tricuspid Annulus", Pacing and ... strategic atrial incisions are performed to prevent atrial reentry and allow sinus impulses to activate the entire atrial ... Atrial arrhythmia may be treated using several methods. Pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation, for example, is ... In essence, the entire atrial myocardium, with the exception of the atrial appendages and the pulmonary veins, is electrically ...
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*  Brian Gregory Johnson, M.D.
... a comparison of the effects of varying the stent wire gauge on the aorta and inferior vena cava in the swine animal model. Kuo ... Neuromodulatory effect of the atrial natriuretic factor clearance receptor binding peptide, cANF(4-23)-NH2 in the rabbit ... The role of anticoagulation in the setting of a tethered vena cava filter in the swine animal model. Johnson BG, Reichle RL, ... Sinai Hospital of Baltimore / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1997). *University of Maryland Medical Center / Radiology ( ...
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*  Erkrankungen der Atmungsorgane | Springer for Research & Development
1967) Syndrome of anomalous venous drainage of the right lung to the inferior vena cava. A review of 67 reported cases and ... Mortensson W, Lundström NR (1974) Congenital obstruction of the pulmonary veins at their atrial junctions. Review of the ... 1998) A clinical trial of vena cava filters in the prevention of pulmonary embolism in patients with proximal deep-vein ... Stern RC (1997) The diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. New Engl J Med 336 (7): 487-491PubMedGoogle Scholar ...
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*  Surgical Approach to Partial and Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: Background, History of the Procedure, Problem
Note the enlarged confluence and superior vena cava. SVC = Superior vena cava; IVC = Inferior vena cava; RUPV = Right upper ... Gatzoulis MA, Freeman MA, Siu SC, Webb GD, Harris L. Atrial arrhythmia after surgical closure of atrial septal defects in ... Note the enlarged confluence and superior vena cava. SVC = Superior vena cava; IVC = Inferior vena cava; RUPV = Right upper ... Blood then enters the right atrium via the inferior vena cava (IVC). The course of the connecting vein is often long and ...
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*  US20010003986A1 - Minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedure - Google Patents
23) may be inserted into the inferior vena cava, either via the right atrium 36 or via a venous cannula introduced through a ... wherein the step of retracting exposes the entire ascending aorta, the superior vena cava and the tip of the right atrial ... A venous drain cannula 210 is also inserted into the inferior vena cava through a percutaneous incision 212 proximal to the ... further including inserting a venous drain cannula into the inferior vena cava through a percutaneous incision adjacent the ...
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*  Patent US20030216789 - Method and system for treating sleep apnea - Google Patentsuche
In the case of the femoral vein, the catheter would traverse the inferior vena cava into the right atrium. For the subclavian, ... The benefits of atrial pacing in patients at risk of sleep apnea are described in Garrigue et al. (2002) N. Engl. J. Med. 346: ... radial, or brachial veins, the catheter would pass through the superior vena cava and into the right atrium. A variety of ... Particularly, for atrial pacing, the stimulator 10 could be introduced through a direct percutaneous introduction through the ...
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*  Effect of Right Atrial Isthmus Ablation on the Occurrence of Atrial Fibrillation | Circulation
Radiofrequency ablation of the inferior vena cava-tricuspid valve isthmus in common atrial flutter. Am J Cardiol. 1993;71:705- ... Atrial flutter (AFL) and atrial fibrillation (AF), which are both intra-atrial reentrant arrhythmias with differing complexity ... The risk of atrial fibrillation following radiofrequency catheter ablation of atrial flutter. Circulation. 1995;92:430-435. ... Observations in Four Patient Groups Having Type I Atrial Flutter With or Without Associated Atrial Fibrillation. Ashish Nabar, ...
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*  Patent US7833164 - System and method for monitoring autonomic balance and physical activity - Google Patents
Schauerte, P., et al., "Transvenous Parasympathetic Nerve Stimulation in the Inferior Vena Cava and Atrioventricular Conduction ... Atrial aware VVI: a method for atrial synchronous ventricular (VDD/R) pacing using the subcutaneous electrode array and a ... Method and apparatus for affecting atrial defibrillation with bi-atrial pacing. US20030078623. 22 Oct 2001. 24 Apr 2003. ... Atrial and ventricular capture detection and threshold-seeking pacemaker. US5873898. 29 Apr 1997. 23 Feb 1999. Medtronic, Inc. ...
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*  Current Evaluation and Management of Patients With Mitral Stenosis | Circulation
atrial fibrillation/flutter (paroxysmal/permanent). *. embolism (systemic/pulmonary) and no thrombus in LA/inferior vena cava ... Atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular rate impairs filling of the LV because of a reduction of diastolic filling time ... ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001; 38: 1231-1265. ... Thrombus present only in the atrial appendage is usually not a contraindication to CBC for skilled and experienced personnel if ...
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*  Patent US6071271 - Cardiopulmonary catheter system - Google Patents
This balloon is preferably positioned in the inferior vena cava 72 just caudal to the entrance of the inferior vena cava into ... A venous perfusion catheter is inserted peripherally into the atrial-caval junction, with two balloons blocking the flow of ... venous return catheter is equipped with an inflatable balloon positioned caudal to the entrance of the inferior vena cava in ... venous return catheter is equipped with an inflatable balloon positioned caudal to the entrance of the inferior vena cava in ...
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