The venous drainage of the heart in porcupines (Hystrix cristata).

@article{Atalar2004TheVD,
  title={The venous drainage of the heart in porcupines (Hystrix cristata).},
  author={Omer Atalar and Sadik Yilmaz and Gursel Dinc and Dervis Ozdemir},
  journal={Anatomia, histologia, embryologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={233-5}
}
The venous drainage of the heart in porcupines (Hystrix cristata) was investigated. Each of the five adult porcupines (three males, two females) was injected with a coloured latex mixture via the V. cava caudalis for the demonstration of the cardiac veins. The dissection of the specimens revealed that the venous drainage of the heart in porcupines was made by the V. cordis magna, V. distalis ventriculi sinistri, V. proximalis ventriculi sinistri, V. cordis caudalis (the left marginal vein), V… CONTINUE READING