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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All of this forces arterial blood to pass into the coronary vein, creating an in-situ bypass.
The reasons for difficult LV lead implantations are coronary venous system related issues (failure to access coronary venous system and anatomic variations in the coronary veins), extensive scar tissue in the target region for LV pacing, phrenic nerve stimulation, and LV lead instability.
Another issue that can happen is that the other coronary veins and arteries are not properly formed, so this can lead to a decrease of blood, or blood going to the wrong areas of the body.
The main limitations of percutaneous techniques for MVR using the transcoronary venous approach are the variability in coronary venous anatomy, the presence of venous valves within the coronary veins, and the variability of the crossing point of the great cardiac vein and circumflex artery.
Coronary veins: These veins shuttle blood and harmful waste products away from the heart.