superior pulmonary vein


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superior pulmonary vein

n.
1. A vein that returns blood from the left superior lobe of the lung to the left atrium; left superior pulmonary vein.
2. A vein that returns blood from the superior and middle lobes of the right lung to the left atrium; right superior pulmonary vein.
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Multielectrode catheter was placed along the left superior pulmonary vein, a quadripolar catheter in the HIS, a quadripolar catheter in the left atrial appendage (LAA), and a multielectrode catheter was inserted into the coronary sinus.
1, 2) displayed a large mediastinum, computed tomography showed 13x9x11 cm lobulating, heterogeneous hypodense mass in superior mediastinum that compressed left superior pulmonary vein (Fig.
The diameter of LAA orifice; the distances between the orifices of left superior pulmonary veins, left anterior descending (LAD) artery, circumflex artery, mitral valve, oval fossa and LAA orifices were measured.

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