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INFERIOR. One who in relation to another has less power and is below him; one who is bound to obey another. He who makes the law is the superior; he who is bound to obey it, the inferior. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 8.

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Inferior vena cava dimensions in patients with acute kidney injury.
Insertion of inferior vena cava filters in patients with the antiphospholipid syndrome.
Muehlebach et al., "Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: a case report and review of the literature," Cases Journal, vol.
Lin et al., "Impact of physician education and a dedicated inferior vena cava filter tracking system on inferior vena cava filter use and retrieval rates across a large US health care region," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Sakamoto et al., "Primary adrenal leiomyosarcoma with inferior vena cava thrombosis," International Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.
Abernethy malformation was first described in 1793 in an autopsy of a 10-month-old female who died of unknown causes and of whom the portal vein bypassed the liver and directly drained into the inferior vena cava [2].
A right laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy with thrombectomy of the inferior vena cava was performed.
Liver hydatid cyst leading to bilateral pulmonary artery embolism and bilateral multiple pulmonar echinococcosis via inferior vena cava: report of a case.
The segment therefore receives vessels independently from left and right portal vein and hepatic arteries and drain independently into inferior vena cava by multiple small branches.
Dr Al Hasani said that a team was formed to conduct a four-hour surgery where the whole tumour was removed in addition to the malignant thrombus from the Inferior Vena Cava.
One patient developed post operative thrombosis of inferior vena cava. Two patients developed metastatic deposit during follow up.

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