Superior vena cava syndrome

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Superior vena cava syndrome

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Superior vena cava syndrome" returned 153 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Implantation of VVI pacemaker in a patient with dextrocardia, persistent left superior vena cava, and sick sinus syndrome: A case report.
 

Author(s): Gongliang Guo, Lili Yang, Jinyi Wu, Liqun Sun

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e6028.

 

Dextrocardia, or right-lying heart, is an uncommon congenital heart disease in which the apex of the heart is located on the right side of chest. Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVA) is a rare venous anomaly that is often associated with the abnormalities of cardiac transduction ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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ExPRESS miniature glaucoma shunt for intractable secondary glaucoma in superior vena cava syndrome - a case report.
 

Author(s): Yi-Ju Ho, Chi-Hsiao Yeh, Chi-Chun Lai, Jerry Chien-Chieh Huang, Lan-Hsin Chuang

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The aim of this study was to clarify the pathogenic mechanism and to evaluate an intervention for intractable secondary glaucoma in superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome.

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2016

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Superior vena cava syndrome: Initial presentation of acute myeloid leukemia in a child.
 

Author(s): A Gogia, A Sharma, V Raina, A Chopra

Journal: Indian J Cancer. ;52(1):21.

 

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2016

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The terms "Superior vena cava syndrome" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hemodialysis catheter-associated superior vena cava syndrome and pulmonary embolism: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Sritika Thapa, Peter B Terry, Biren B Kamdar

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Hemodialysis (HD) catheters are frequently inserted into the superior vena cava (SVC), and can lead to thrombotic complications. However, to our knowledge, HD catheter-related thrombosis leading to subsequent SVC syndrome, bacteremia, and pulmonary emboli has not been described.

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2016

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Surgical management of superior vena cava syndrome following pacemaker lead infection: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): John Kokotsakis, Umar A R Chaudhry, Dimitris Tassopoulos, Leanne Harling, Hutan Ashrafian, Michail Vernandos, Meletis Kanakis, Thanos Athanasiou

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Superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome is a known but rare complication of pacemaker lead implantation, accounting for approximately less than 0.5% of cases. Its pathophysiology is due to either infection or endothelial mechanical stress, causing inflammation and fibrosis leading to thrombosis, ...

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014

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Cutaneous findings leading to a diagnosis of superior vena cava syndrome: A case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Mondhipa Ratnarathorn, Errol Craig

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Superior vena cava syndrome, which occurs in approximately 15,000 persons in the United States annually, consists of a collection of symptoms and signs resulting from the obstruction of the superior vena cava (SVC). An early and prominent symptom of this condition is a constellation ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2011

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