Anomalous connection of the scimitar vein to the left atrium

An unusual type of scimitar syndrome

Anomale Verbindung einer Scimitar-Vene mit dem linken Vorhof

Ein ungewöhnlicher Typ des Scimitar-Syndroms

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Video 1. “Scimitar vein” is seen extending between left atrium and inferior vena cava. Injection of contrast agent into the right superior pulmonary vein which is catheterized through the inferior vena cava and scimitar vein shows the pulmonary venous blood flow into the left atrium and inferior vena cava by the way of scimitar vein. (QuickTime mov 7MB)

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Deniz, A., Ozmen, C., Aktas, H. et al. Anomalous connection of the scimitar vein to the left atrium. Herz 38, 928–930 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00059-013-3757-7

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Keywords

  • Pulmonary Vein
  • Left Atrium
  • Inferior Vena
  • Scimitar Syndrome
  • Vertical Vein