Function of the Veins

Dr. Chaminda Jayanetti, Vascular Surgeon with Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, explains what the veins are and what their function is. He describes the trip of the blood around the body, which starts at the heart. Then, the blood goes through the aorta, into the arteries, capillaries, then into the two large veins called the superior and inferior vena cava, and finally back to the heart.

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