Posterior vein of the left ventricle

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 09 Feb 2021

The posterior vein of the left ventricle is a vein of the heart which courses over the inferior wall of the left ventricle and drains into the coronary sinus to the left of where the middle cardiac vein drains into the sinus. It drains, not unsurprisingly, the inferior wall of the left ventricle.

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