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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Although venous angioplasty is considered to be safe and effective method to overcome venous stenosis, serious complications may ensue such as rupture, perforation, dissection and thrombosis of the coronary vein (3).
No matter how badly diseased a patient's coronary arteries are, the coronary veins remain disease free.
There are several other techniques for placement of the LV lead inside the sharply-angulated/tortuous coronary veins.
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,
The lead features an "over-the-wire" design that enables implantation using either a guidewire or stylet in the coronary veins overlying the left ventricle of the heart.