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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Anatomy of inferior pulmonary vein should be clarifed in lower lobectomy.
The venous structure drained to normal localized inferior pulmonary vein. The patient underwent angiography for exclusion AVM, but no feeding vessel was detected [Figure 2].
of cPVB/patient 1.2 PV potential location RSPV 9 (33%) RIPV 3 (11%) LSPV 10 (37%) LIPV 5 (19%) Wide double PV potentials interval 136 [+ or -] 16ms Relation to PV firing 24 (89%) cPVB = concealed pulmonary vein bigeminy; PV = pulmonary vein; RSPV = right superior pulmonary vein; RIPV = right inferior pulmonary vein; LSPV = left superior pulmonary vein; LIPV = left inferior pulmonary vein.
Structures of left atrial posterior wall: ARGP--anterior right ganglionated plexus, CS--coronary sinus, IRGP inferior right ganglionated plexus, ILGP--inferior left ganglionated plexus, IVC--inferior vein cava, LSPV left superior pulmonaty vein, LIPV--left inferior pulmonary vein, RSPV--right superior pulmonary vein, RIPV--right inferior pulmonary vein, SLGP--superior left ganglionated plexus; modified after [3].
The closer relationship of the RPN to the RSPV makes it more susceptible to injury during ablation of the RSPV than during ablation of the Right Inferior Pulmonary Vein (RIPV).