Illustration of the azygos flow concept for open heart surgery

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Title

Illustration of the azygos flow concept for open heart surgery

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

The azygos vein is a blood vessel that carries a small amount of deoxygenated blood from the body into the right side of the heart. The vein acts as an alternative path for blood flow when the main blood vessel carriers, the superior and inferior venae cavae, are blocked.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Azygos flow concept," Box 112, C. Walton Lillehei papers, uarc2000-7, University of Minnesota Archives

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

circa 1950s

Rights

Use of this image is governed by U.S. and international copyright laws. Image is property of the University of Minnesota. Please contact the University of Minnesota Archives for permission to publish this image. http://special.lib.umn.edu/uarch

Format

Print Photograph

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0314

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

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Original Format

Print Photograph

Citation

University of Minnesota, “Illustration of the azygos flow concept for open heart surgery,” Gallery, accessed January 31, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/2987.