"Azygos Vein" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A vein which arises from the right ascending lumbar vein or the vena cava, enters the thorax through the aortic orifice in the diaphragm, and terminates in the superior vena cava.
- Azygos Vein
- Azygos Veins
- Vein, Azygos
- Veins, Azygos
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Azygos Vein" by people in Profiles.
Lee AW, Reed CE, Kratz JM. Superior vena cava bypass: use of the azygos vein. Ann Thorac Surg. 1988 Dec; 46(6):686-7.
Sade RM, Clouse M, Ellis FH. The spectrum of pulmonary sequestration. Ann Thorac Surg. 1974 Dec; 18(6):644-58.