inferior pulmonary vein


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Noun1.inferior pulmonary vein - either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the inferior lobes of the lungsinferior pulmonary vein - either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the inferior lobes of the lungs
pulmonary vein, vena pulmonalis - any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart
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We also describe the reconstruction procedures that were successfully used for the concomitantly transected inferior pulmonary vein.
Figure 1e: DSA images in arterial and venous phases confirm the origin of the aberrant artery, in addition to the normal pulmonary arterial supply, to the left lower lobe from the lower descending thoracic aorta and venous drainage into the left atrium via inferior pulmonary vein.
Longitudinal incision was made parallel and posterior to the left phrenic nerve, extending from the left inferior pulmonary vein to the diaphragm in Group I.