Superior vena cava syndrome

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Superior vena cava syndrome

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The terms "Superior vena cava syndrome" returned 164 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Thrombogenic superior vena cava syndrome from long-standing central venous access in a 5-year-old patient treated with balloon-expandable stents.
 

Author(s): Dabin Ji, Anne Elizabeth Gill, Robert Mitchell Ermentrout, Clifford Matthew Hawkins

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Thrombogenic superior vena cava syndrome is an uncommon, dangerous complication of long-standing central venous catheter use. The increased use of central venous catheters has resulted in more non-malignant cases of superior vena cava syndrome across all age groups. We present a 5-year-old ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cutaneous lymphangitis carcinomatosa made cervicofacial oedema intractable in a patient with superior vena cava syndrome.
 

Author(s): Eriko Kashihara, Osamu Kanai, Misato Okamura, Tadashi Mio

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Cutaneous lymphangitis carcinomatosa (CLC) is a rare form of cutaneous metastasis that causes lymphoedema and various eruptions. We report a case of lung cancer with CLC that caused both superior vena cava (SVC) stenosis and cervicofacial oedema, suggestive of SVC syndrome. A 64-year-old ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Superior Vena Cava Syndrome after Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.
 

Author(s): Maria Luciana Zacarias Hannouche da Trindade, Ana Clara Tude Rodrigues, Cristiano Faria Pisani, Rafael Bonafim Piveta, Samira Saady Morhy, MaurĂ­cio Ibrahim Scanavacca

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2017 Dec;109(6):615-617.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Superior vena cava syndrome" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vascular spinal cord obstruction associated with superior vena cava syndrome: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Xiaoling Zhang, Xinyuan Li, Meihong Meng, Jie Cao, Xiaonan Song, Kangding Liu, Shaokuan Fang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(51):e9196.

 

Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is the obstruction of blood flow through the SVC, causing complete or partial blockade of the collateral circulation of returning venous blood. SVCS is frequently presented with facial, neck, trunk, and upper limbs swelling and so on. However, to ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Superior vena cava syndrome secondary to recurrent coronary artery fistula: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Peng-Fei Chen, Liang Tang, Zhen-Zhen Liu, Xinqun Hu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(51):e9111.

 

Coronary artery fistula (CAF) is characterized by an abnormal communication of a coronary artery with a cardiac chamber or a great vessel bypassing the capillary bed. Surgical closure of large or symptomatic CAF is the gold standard treatment. However the previously closed CAF still ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Endovascular stenting for end-stage lung cancer patients with superior vena cava syndrome post first-line treatments - A single-center experience and literature review.
 

Author(s): Tzu-Ting Kuo, Po-Lin Chen, Chun-Che Shih, I-Ming Chen

Journal: J Chin Med Assoc. 2017 Aug;80(8):482-486.

 

Superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome is a major complication that occurs when a growing lung malignancy compresses the SVC extrinsically. Current treatment options include radiotherapy or chemotherapy to shrink the tumor or endovascular stenting of the SVC to restore flow. Herein, we ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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