Double Inferior Vena Cava


  • Theodor Tirilomis



Venous anomalies involving the inferior vena cava are very rare. The case of a 74-year-old man with coronary artery disease is presented. Interestingly, a double inferior vena cava was incidentally discovered during coronary artery bypass grafting. Persistence of the left hepatic segment vein appeared as a left inferior vena cava—a very rare condition.


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How to Cite

Tirilomis, T. (2012). Double Inferior Vena Cava. The Heart Surgery Forum, 15(3), E172-E173.