Superior vena cava syndrome

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Superior vena cava syndrome

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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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Vena Cava Superior Syndrome Related to Right Heart Invasion of an Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Geert Maleux, Werner Budts, Vincent Vandecaveye

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 ;2016():6985917.

 

A rare case of hepatocellular tumor extension in the right heart was reported. The patient presented with clinical signs of a vena cava superior syndrome. Computed tomography and transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated a large tumoral mass lesion extending from the left liver ...

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2016

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The terms "Superior vena cava syndrome" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Progress on the Therapeutic Approaches for Malignant Tumor ‚Ä©with Superior Vena Cava Syndrome].
 

Author(s): Xiangzheng Liu, Shijie Zhang, Jian Li

Journal: Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2016 Nov;19(11):784-788.

 

Patients with thoracic malignant tumors often suffered from superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS), featured by high morbidity and mortality. Traditionally treated with palliative approaches, SVCS has been widely studied and novel therapeutic approaches have been investigated, focusing ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2016

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Superior vena cava syndrome: A radiation oncologist's perspective.
 

Author(s): Kaustav Talapatra, Soumadip Panda, Sandeep Goyle, Kallol Bhadra, Rajesh Mistry

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;12(2):515-9.

 

Superior vena cava syndrome is referred to as a constellation of symptoms and signs caused by obstruction of superior vena cava. It can occur due to both benign and malignant causes with the latter being the predominant. There is a paradigm shift in the approach to manage this condition. ...

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2016

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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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