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Anomalies of systemic venous drainage

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228188.003.0019

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Anomalies of systemic venous drainage

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Introduction 130

Superior vena cava (SVC) anomalies 130

Inferior vena cava (IVC) anomalies 132

Commonly seen as part of complex disorder.

Occurs due to failure of the LSVC to obliterate during embryogenesis.

Usually drains into RA via CS.

RSVC usually present too....

Chapter.  271 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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