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.