Skip to main content

Unfortunately we don't fully support your browser. If you have the option to, please upgrade to a newer version or use Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Safari 14 or newer. If you are unable to, and need support, please send us your feedback.

Elsevier
Publish with us
Inferior Vein of Left Ventricle
Cardiovascular System

Inferior Vein of Left Ventricle

Vena inferior ventriculi sinistri

Read more

Quick Facts

Origin: Diaphragmatic surface of the left ventricle.

Course: Superiorly to the coronary sinus.

Tributaries: Small unnamed veins.

Drainage: Left ventricle.

Complete Anatomy
The world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform
Try it for Free

Origin

The inferior vein of the left ventricle originates along the diaphragmatic surface of the left ventricle.

Course

The inferior vein of the left ventricle courses superiorly along the left ventricle to drain into the coronary sinus.

Tributaries

The inferior vein of the left ventricle is formed by the union of small unnamed veins.

Structures Drained

The inferior vein of the left ventricle contributes to the venous drainage of the left ventricle.

Learn more about this topic from other Elsevier products

Vein

ScienceDirect image

Vein is a secreted ligand for the Drosophila EGFR receptor homolog (EGFR), and EGFR-mediated activation of the Ras/MAP kinase pathway is essential for longitduinal glial cell survival (Hidalgo et al., 2001).

Explore on ScienceDirect(opens in new tab/window)

Complete Anatomy

The world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform

Complete Anatomy