inferior vena cava

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Noun1.inferior vena cava - receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heartinferior vena cava - receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heart; formed from the union of the two iliac veins
vena cava - either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart
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The eight segments are numbered I to VIII clockwise from inferior vena cava.
The patient was referred to Dubai Hospital due to the advancement of her case and because the tumour was extending into the Inferior Vena Cava.
Post operatively one patient in whom tumour was removed from the inferior vena cava (IVC), developed thrombosis of IVC and was put on warfarin therapy that resulted in clearance of IVC thrombus in 3 months.
Under the initial impression of inferior vena cava injury, thoracotomy is more suitable for this case due to massive intrathoracic hemorrhage without the involvement of abdominal organs and contralateral chest injuries.
We report a case of a large ACC with extension into the inferior vena cava (IVC) and right atrium (RA).
Caption: Figure 2: Ultrasonography showing a right renal mass arising from upper and mid pole (a), subcutaneous nodule (b) and tumor thrombus in inferior vena cava (c and d)
A small projectile, caught in a large vein like the Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) might travel intra-luminally, until it is caught into the decreasing diameter of peripheral vasculature.
Asia-Pacific Peripheral Vascular Procedures volumes by segments - Aortic Open Repair Procedures, Aortic Stent Graft Procedures, Carotid Artery Embolic Protection Procedures, Deep Seated Artery Stenting Procedures, Inferior Vena Cava Filters (IVCF) Procedures, Lower Extremity Embolic Protection Procedures, Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Balloon Procedures, Peripheral Angiography Procedures, Peripheral Vascular Stenting Procedures, PTA Drug Eluting Balloon (DEB) Procedures, Renal Artery Embolic Protection Procedures and Vascular Grafts Procedures.
On CT images of our patient, uterus was significantly enlarged and replaced by multiple contour deforming fibroids, which were involving the right adnexa, invading the right ovarian vessels, and extending into the right ovarian vein, inferior vena cava (IVC) and right atrium of heart.
Atrial flutter in a patient with left isomerism and left-sided inferior vena cava interruption

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