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10) The lymphadenpathy was more subtle than the sarcoid case above, but can be confidently called because of the adjacent azygos vein and aortic enhancement.
We have been using angioplasty to open jugular and azygos veins in the neck and chest respectively to improve blood flow in people with MS.
This is consistent with tumor thrombus extending into the proximal azygos vein.
In case of persistent left IVC, possible routes for the return of blood to the right atrium are via the azygos vein to the SVC, via the hemiazygos vein to persistent left SVC or via the left brachiocephalic vein to right SVC (4).
1,2) From the cisterna chyli, it ascends into the chest through the aortic hiatus, along the right side of the aorta, and continues posterior to the esophagus in the posterior mediastinum between the aorta and the azygos vein.
Thoracic Duct and Supra-Claviculars The thoracic duct receives drainage from the abdominal cavities, and lies superior to the azygos vein, close to the thoracic aorta (4).
Nonetheless, during the procedure Dake increased the level of Zahn's sedation until he was essentially unconscious, and then turned the planned 30-minute diagnostic venogram into a five-hour surgery, placing five stents in Zahn's jugular and azygos veins.
The distended mediastinal pleura was opened over the azygos vein up to the thoracic inlet and the purulent material was drained and the necrotized tissues were completely removed.