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Right top pulmonary vein: evaluation with 64 section multidetector computed tomography.

Authors
  • Arslan, Gokhan
  • Dincer, Elvan
  • Kabaalioglu, Adnan
  • Ozkaynak, Can
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Radiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2008
Volume
67
Issue
2
Pages
300–303
Identifiers
PMID: 17703907
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The RTPV is a rare venous drainage variation of pulmonary veins. It is important to be aware of this anatomic pattern for avoiding misinterpretation of pulmonary venographic findings, inadvertent ablation of pulmonary vein and perioperative bleeding during video assisted thorocoscopic lobectomy.

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