Superior vena cava syndrome

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Superior vena cava syndrome

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The terms "Superior vena cava syndrome" returned 117 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dialysis catheter-related superior vena cava syndrome with patent vena cava: long term efficacy of unilateral Viatorr stent-graft avoiding catheter manipulation.
 

Author(s): Pietro Quaretti, Franco Galli, Lorenzo Paolo Moramarco, Riccardo Corti, Giovanni Leati, Ilaria Fiorina, Marcello Maestri

Journal: Korean J Radiol. 2014 May;15(3):364-9.

 

Central venous catheters are the most frequent causes of benign central vein stenosis. We report the case of a 79-year-old woman on hemodialysis through a twin catheter in the right internal jugular vein, presenting with superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome with patent SVC. The clinically ...

Last Updated: 20 May 2014

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Superior vena cava syndrome associated with right-to-left shunt through systemic-to-pulmonary venous collaterals.
 

Author(s): Yu-Hsiang Juan, Sachin S Saboo, Vishal Anand, Yiannis S Chatzizisis, Yu-Ching Lin, Michael L Steigner

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;15(2):185-7.

 

Superior vena cava (SVC) obstruction is associated with the gradual development of venous collaterals. We present a rare form of systemic-to-pulmonary subpleural collateral pathway that developed in the bridging subpleural pulmonary veins in a 54-year-old woman with complete SVC obstruction. ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014

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Covered stent placement for the treatment of malignant superior vena cava syndrome: is unilateral covered stenting safe and effective?
 

Author(s): Younghoon Cho, Dong Il Gwon, Gi-Young Ko, Heung Kyu Ko, Jin Hyoung Kim, Ji Hoon Shin, Hyun-Ki Yoon, Kyu-Bo Sung

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;15(1):87-94.

 

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of unilateral covered stent placement in patients with malignant superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome.

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2014

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

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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Superior vena cava syndrome in thoracic malignancies.
 

Author(s): Philipp M Lepper, Sebastian R Ott, Hanno Hoppe, Christian Schumann, Uz Stammberger, Antonio Bugalho, Steffen Frese, Michael Schmücking, Norbert M Blumstein, Nicolas Diehm, Robert Bals, Jürg Hamacher

Journal: Respir Care. 2011 May;56(5):653-66.

 

The superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) comprises various symptoms due to occlusion of the SVC, which can be easily obstructed by pathological conditions (eg, lung cancer, due to the low internal venous pressure within rigid structures of the thorax [trachea, right bronchus, aorta]). ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2011

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Oncology emergency modules: superior vena cava syndrome.
 

Author(s): Jo Ann Flounders

Journal: Oncol Nurs Forum. ;30(4):E84-90.

 

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2003

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