innominate vein


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innominate vein

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Noun1.innominate vein - veins formed by the union of the internal jugular and subclavian veinsinnominate vein - veins formed by the union of the internal jugular and subclavian veins
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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A right-sided SVC is present in 82% to 90% of patients with a persistent left SVC; in about 30% of these patients, the left innominate vein is present (4).
It easily passed through occlusions in the chronically occluded innominate vein and superior vena cava.