eustachian valve


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valve of in·fe·ri·or ve·na ca·va

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an endocardial fold extending from the anterior inferior margin of the inferior vena cava to the anterior part of the limbus fossa ovalis.
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eustachian valve

The valve at the entrance of the inferior vena cava.
See also: valve
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Eustachio,

Bartolommeo E., Italian anatomist, 1524-1574.
eustachian catheter - a catheter used for catheterization of the middle ear through the eustachian tube.
eustachian cushion - a ridge in the nasopharyngeal wall posterior to the opening of the eustachian tube. Synonym(s): torus tubarius
eustachian tonsil - a collection of lymphoid nodules near the pharyngeal opening of the auditory tube. Synonym(s): tubal tonsil
eustachian tube - a tube leading from the tympanic cavity to the nasopharynx. Synonym(s): auditory tube; tuba eustachiana; tuba eustachii
eustachian tuber - a slight projection from the labyrinthine wall of the middle ear below the fenestra vestibuli (ovalis).
eustachian valve - an endocardial fold extending from the anterior inferior margin of the inferior vena cava to the anterior part of the limbus fossa ovalis. Synonym(s): valve of inferior vena cava
tuba eustachiana - Synonym(s): eustachian tube
tuba eustachii - Synonym(s): eustachian tube
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References in periodicals archive ?
Bhandare et al., "Actinomycotic endocarditis of the eustachian valve: a rare case and a review of the literature," Texas Heart Institute Journal, vol.
Lotfi, "Eustachian valve endocarditis: Rare case reports and review of literature," Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, vol.
Soccorsi, "Eustachian valve endocarditis: A rare localization of right side endocarditis.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Transthoracic echocardiogram (subcostal window) with mobile vegetation attached to Eustachian valve.
Unusual superior vena cava thrombus (partly obstructive) extending through right atrium to Eustachian valve. Echocardiography 2007; 24: 77-8.
Acute inferior cardiac inflow obstruction resulting from inadvertent surgical closure of a prominent Eustachian valve mistaken for an atrial septal defect.