pulmonary vein

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pulmonary vein

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē ′vān]
(anatomy)
A large vein that conducts oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart in tetrapods.
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In this report, annuloplasty of the inferior pulmonary vein with a cuff technique using an orifice of the superior pulmonary vein allowed for much easier performance of end-to-end anastomosis, leading to successful reconstruction without a patch or prosthesis.
Conduction between left superior pulmonary vein and left atria and atria fibrillation under cervical vagal trunk stimulation
DRCFI also had a superior pulmonary safety profile reflected in the number and severity of pulmonary adverse events.
Central superior pulmonary veins (black asterisks) are opacified through adjacent collateral (long white arrows) as compared to nonopacified peripheral portions (white asterisks).

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