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Anatomy of the superior vena cava and brachiocephalic veins.
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PMID:  21477770     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The venous side of the systemic vascular circulation returns the left ventricular cardiac output in a converging fashion to the superior and inferior vena cava and hence to the right atrium. Oxygenated blood is returned to the left atrium. The volumes of these 2 systems are in balance in a normal physiologic state.
W Frederick Bennett; Fawaz Altaf; Jean Deslauriers
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thoracic surgery clinics     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1547-4127     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Surg Clin     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101198195     Medline TA:  Thorac Surg Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  197-203     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St Joseph's Healthcare, Juravinski Innovation Tower, 2nd Floor, Room T2105J, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada.
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