coronary vein


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left gas·tric vein

[TA]
arises from a union of veins from both surfaces of the cardia of the stomach and an esophageal tributary from the cardiac portion of the esophagus; it runs in the lesser omentum and empties into the portal vein.
See also: esophageal veins.

coronary vein

n.
Any one of the veins that drains blood from the muscular tissue of the heart and empties into the coronary sinus.

coronary vein

one of the veins of the heart that drain blood from the capillary beds of the myocardium through the coronary sinus into the right atrium. A few small coronary veins that collect blood from a small area in the right ventricle drain directly into the right atrium.

coronary vein

(1) Right coronary vein; vena coronaria dextra [NA6]. 
(2) Left coronary vein; vena coronaria sinistra [NA6].
(3) Left gastric vein; vena gastrica sinistra [NA6].
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A ring-like stricture at the ostium of target coronary vein preventing left ventricular lead insertion
Coronary vein angioplasty to facilitate implantation of left ventricular lead.
And particularly on the left side of the heart, the coronary veins parallel the major epicardial arteries.
No matter how blocked the arteries are, we have the ability to navigate over the entire surface of the heart utilizing the coronary veins," he stressed.
Radlick, "for example a large percentage of the over 5 million people who suffer from heart failure may benefit from bi-ventricular pacing leads placed into the heart's coronary veins.