Diagram
Modality: Diagram

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  • Inferior vena cava - “ The inferior vena cava (IVC) drains venous blood from the lower trunk, abdomen, pelvis and lower limbs to the right atrium of the heart. Gross an...”
  • Superior vena cava - “ The superior vena cava (SVC) is a large valveless venous channel formed by the union of the brachiocephalic veins. It receives blood from the uppe...”
  • Caval variants - “ Many caval variants exist, due to the complex embryology of the venous system. These are important for a number of reasons:  not to confuse them ...”

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