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Persistent left superior caval vein with absent right superior caval vein: importance of awareness.
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PMID:  21740608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Isolated persistent left superior caval vein is a rare anomaly of the systemic venous return. We describe an unsuccessful pacemaker implantation through the right subclavian vein, which later turned out to be due to a venous anomaly. This case and some other cases show that with the help of a multidetector computed tomography, an isolated persistent left superior caval vein is not a contraindication for subclavian approached pacemaker insertion.
Sungwon Lee; Joo H Cha; Dae H Han
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
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Created Date:  2011-7-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Cathololic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
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