Superior vena cava structure

Known as: Vena Cavas, Superior, SUPERIOR VENA CAVA, Superior Vena Cavas 
The large vein that terminates in the right atrium and transports deoxygenated blood from the head, neck, arms, and chest to the heart.
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In mechanically ventilated patients inspiratory increase in pleural pressure during lung inflation may produce complete or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The left superior vena cava (LSVC) is the embryological precursor of the ligament of Marshall, which has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE The persistence of a left superior vena cava (LSVC) has been observed in 0.3% of the general population as established… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The superior vena cava (SVC) has cardiac musculature extending from the right atrium. However, no previous study in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Ventricular outputs cannot be used to assess systemic blood flow in preterm infants because they are confounded by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES To document the incidence, timing, degree, and associations of systemic hypoperfusion in the preterm infant and to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE We sought to obtain representative data on the risk factors, diagnosis, current management, and short-term outcome of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
To understand better the contribution of a right atrium in a valveless atriopulmonary connection, we performed some basic… (More)
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1980
1980
Seven cases of absent right superior vena cava with persistent left superior vena cava and normal situs were diagnosed at… (More)
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. In Barratt-Boyes BG, Neutze JM, Harris EA, Heart Disease in Infancy. Edinburgh, Churchill… (More)
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