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The IVC recieves ___ blood from the lower half of the body
The IVC drains into the what?
Lower, posterior portion of the RA
The IVC passes along the ___ side of the AO, ___ the spine
Right side of the AO
In front of the spine
What structure appears at the junction of the IVC and the RA?
Eustachian Valve
What is the purpose of the Eustachian Valve?
During fetal circulation, it directed blood flow across the RA and through the foramen ovale
Is the Eustachian Valve a normal finding in adults?
What is the normal diastolic IVC diameter?
1-2 - 2.3 cm