Persistent left superior vena cava the anatomical and surgical importance


ERDOGAN M. G. , Karakas P., UYGUR F. N. , MESE B., YAMAK B., Bozkir M. G.

WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.56, sa.1, ss.72-76, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 56 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.72-76

Özet

Objective: Persistence of the left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is a congenital anomaly resultingftom failure of degeneration of the left cardinal vein. The prevalence of this anatomical variant is approximately 0.3% in the general population. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of the persistence of the left superior vena cava in order to avoid potential complications.