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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The inferior pulmonary vein should always be identified during left upper lobectomy.
1a-1e) settings at the level of inferior pulmonary veins shows a nipple like structure (arrow) with enhancement similar to that of descending thoracic aorta at the mediastinal edge of the left basal lung segments, which on subsequent figures is shown to be an aberrant artery arising from the descending thoracic aorta.
During surgery, the inferior pulmonary ligament was carefully dissected and the aberrant artery within it was not injured (Figure 2).
The CACAF ablation strategy involved circumferential isolation of all pulmonary vein ostia and creation of two linear lesions, one along the isthmus between the left inferior pulmonary veins and the mitral annulus, the other in the right atrium between the inferior vena cava and tricuspid annulus.