alexa Accessory Embryonic Residual Vein Circulation in Adult
ISSN: 2161-1076

Surgery: Current Research
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Case Report

Accessory Embryonic Residual Vein Circulation in Adult Detected during Patent Foramen Ovale Percutaneous Closure

Andrea Annoni1, Daniele Andreini1 and Daniela Trabattoni2*

1Cardiovascular CT Unit, Centro Cardiologico “Monzino”, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

2Department of Invasive Cardiology, IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

*Corresponding Author:
Daniela Trabattoni
Centro Cardiologico “Monzino”
IRCCS, Institute of Cardiology, Via Parea
4, 20138 Milan, Italy
Tel: +39 02 58002331
Fax: +39 02 58002398
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: July 21, 2014; Accepted date: August 23, 2014; Published date: August 25, 2014

Citation: Annoni A, Andreini D, Trabattoni D (2014) Accessory Embryonic Residual Vein Circulation in Adult Detected during Patent Foramen Ovale Percutaneous Closure. Surgery Curr Res 4:204. doi:10.4172/2161-1076.1000204

Copyright: © 2014 Annoni A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Inferior vena cava (IVC) anomalies may display with different anatomical features due to the complexity of the embryogenetic process. These vascular anatomical variants occur in 0.4-3.5% of patients. We present the case of a 41 year old woman with a previous transient ischemic attack, positive brain Computed Tomography (CT) scan and Magnetic Resonance (MRI) showing an ischemic frontal area and Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) with right to left shunt. During the advancement of a .035” J-tipped guide wire via the right femoral vein for PFO closure, a paravertebral supplementary venous circulation was detected and confirmed by CT scan. The incidental diagnosis of venous accessory circulation associated with PFO raised the awareness to the existence of these rare anatomical variations for both the clinician and the interventionalist.

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading Please wait..
Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals


[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version