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Interrupted IVC with Azygos Continuation

  Patient required a CT coronary, when dilated azygous system was seen and venogram was studied,study was done using 320 slice CT. Images show an interrupted IVC, with azygous continuity.  This variance is usually of no consequence, unless the cardiologist  tried cardiac cath from IVC, where he would be stuck at hepatic IVC, till  he realizes there is IVC interruption.

Contributed by Dr Rakesh Gopal , Apollo hospital Chennai 
(Consultant Interventional Cardiologist)
Studied Interventional Cardiology at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
Interrupted IVC with Azygos Continuation Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Rating: 5

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