coronary sinus


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coronary sinus

n.
A short trunk receiving most of the veins of the heart and emptying into the right atrium.

cor′onary si′nus


n.
a large venous channel in the heart wall that receives blood via the coronary veins and empties into the right atrium.
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Noun1.coronary sinus - a short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart; empties into the right atrium
venous sinus, sinus - a wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel
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We have had some variation; sometimes the anatomy is a little bit different such as the offset of the coronary sinus from the right atrium.
Our finding of small amounts of BNP(3-32)-like immunoreactivity in coronary sinus plasma but proportionately much less in stored forms in atrial and ventricular tissue is consistent with the action of DPP-4 during secretion.
It's the first clinical trial to use a large dose of nucleated bone marrow cells infused into the coronary sinus of heart failure patients," he said.
This is an abnormal communication between a coronary artery and a cardiac chamber, coronary sinus, superior vena cava, or pulmonary artery.
A few cases of primary coronary sinus thrombosis have been reported (6) but coronary sinus thrombosis is mostly associated with previous invasive cardiac procedures such as central venous line placement, insertion of pacing wires, or coronary sinus catheterisation for ventricular lead placement during cardiac resynchronisation therapy.
Additional paired arterial, central venous, and coronary sinus blood samples were obtained after atrial cannulation before aortic cross-clamping (preischemic sample) and 1, 5, 10, and 20 min after aortic declamping (reperfusion samples).
Surgically implanted below the shoulder, it provides simultaneous biventricular pacing via two left ventricular leads and one coronary sinus lead.
Fistulas between the right coronary sinus of valsalva and the right-sided chambers of the heart are a rare complication of valvular endocarditis and are usually diagnosed postmortem.
The VUEPORT Guiding Catheter is specially designed to temporarily occlude the coronary sinus, which is the main venous, or draining blood vessel in the heart, allowing the physician to inject radiopaque dye which will show the vasculature of the heart during x-ray.