coronary vein


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coronary vein

[′kär·ə‚ner·ē ′vān]
(anatomy)
Any of the blood vessels that bring blood from the heart and empty into the coronary sinus.
A vein along the lesser curvature of the stomach.
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A ring-like stricture at the ostium of target coronary vein preventing left ventricular lead insertion
Coronary vein angioplasty to facilitate implantation of left ventricular lead.
The Corox OTW BP offers a proprietary Progressive Curve Helix that expands much like a stent, enabling the lead to achieve stable fixation in a wide range of coronary veins, including very large-diameter vessels,
Radlick, "for example a large percentage of the over 5 million people who suffer from heart failure may benefit from bi-ventricular pacing leads placed into the heart's coronary veins.