left inferior pulmonary vein


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left in·fe·ri·or pul·mo·nar·y vein

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the vein returning oxygenated blood from the inferior lobe of the left lung to the left atrium; tributaries include the superior and common basal veins (branches) from the inferior lobe.
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The CACAF ablation strategy involved circumferential isolation of all pulmonary vein ostia and creation of two linear lesions, one along the isthmus between the left inferior pulmonary veins and the mitral annulus, the other in the right atrium between the inferior vena cava and tricuspid annulus.