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Left upper pulmonary vein connected to the persistent left superior vena cava and the left atrium



Left upper pulmonary vein connected to the persistent left superior vena cava and the left atrium



General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 67(8): 723-725



Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is the most common anomalous thoracic venous drainage. A PLSVC usually drains into the right atrium through a dilated coronary sinus. It is rare that a PLSVC flows directly into the left atrium, and even rarer that it connects to the left upper pulmonary vein (LUPV). We report a case, wherein the LUPV connected to both the PLSVC and the left atrium.

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PMID: 30293219

DOI: 10.1007/s11748-018-1018-7


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