Clin Case Rep 2017 Apr 2;5(4):482-485. Epub 2017 Mar 2.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine JR Hiroshima Hospital 3-1-36 Futabanosato Higashi-ku Hiroshima 732-0057 Japan.
Adrenal venous sampling (AVS), although difficult, is recommended for patients with primary aldosteronism (PA) to diagnose the subtype. Recognizing anatomical variation is key to a successful AVS. We report on a patient with PA and left inferior vena cava (IVC) whose left adrenal vein drained directly into the IVC. Read More