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Left-Sided Inferior Vena Cava Encountered During Organ Retrieval Surgery: Report of Two Cases

@article{Rajabnejad2016LeftSidedIV,
  title={Left-Sided Inferior Vena Cava Encountered During Organ Retrieval Surgery: Report of Two Cases},
  author={Y. Rajabnejad and M. Aliakbarian and A. Rajabnejad and M. Motie},
  journal={International Journal of Organ Transplantation Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={7},
  pages={229 - 232}
}
  • Y. Rajabnejad, M. Aliakbarian, +1 author M. Motie
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Organ Transplantation Medicine
  • Left-sided inferior vena cava (IVC) is the second most common anatomical anomaly of the IVC after duplication. Herein, we present two cases of left-sided IVC, diagnosed during organ retrieval procedure. In a young brain-dead man, a single left-sided IVC was observed; it originated from iliac confluence in the left side of the aorta and extended throughout the abdomen. There was no retrohepatic IVC in the patient; hepatic veins drained directly into the right atrium. The second case was a brain… CONTINUE READING
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