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Distribution of the pulmonary artery in both lungs.


Schematic drawing of the pulmonary veins and left atrium. Note the two superior pulmonary veins and the two inferior pulmonary veins.

Injection cast of the pulmonary arteries, pulmonary veins, left ventricle, and aortic arch. Posterior (left) and anterior (right) views.

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The above images and legends have been borrowed with permission. Renan Uflacker. Atlas of Vascular Anatomy an Angiographic Approach: Second Edition. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins © 2007.  The new Atlas of Vascular Anatomy, edited by Dr. Renan Uflacker, details the vascular anatomy seen on angiographic images and in the new imaging modalities. The book presents the complete anatomy of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic system by body region. Full-color drawings are correlated with angiographic images to guide evaluation and management of vascular disease and performance of endovascular procedures.

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