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Superior vena cava (SVC) occlusion is a condition in which the venous flow of blood to the right atrium is obstructed, requiring a recanalization or bypass procedure. These procedures are traditionally performed via an endovascular repair surgery or a sternotomy, typically with a covered stent or spiral vein graft. However, these conduits have several limitations. We describe a minimally invasive right thoracotomy approach in which we utilized a synthetic tube to bypass an occluded SVC in a 52-year-old woman.
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Name: The Annals of thoracic surgery
Advanced stage thymic tumours infiltrating Superior Vena Cava(SVC), when radically resectable, can be surgically treated by SVC prosthetic replacement within a multimodality therapeutic approach. We h...
To describe the efficacy and safety of stent-retriever thrombectomy in infants with thrombosis of the superior vena cava (SVC) and innominate vein.
Bilateral partial anomalous venous connections are rare. Here, we present a patient who underwent the modified Warden procedure to re-route the superior vena cava with the partial anomalous veins to t...
Right atrioventricular valve is historically named as tricuspid valve. However, cases depicting multi-leaflet morphology of the right atrioventricular valve were reported. Accessory leaflet of the tri...
The investigation is designed to verify that clinical use of the vena cava filter does not raise new questions of safety or effectiveness compared to currently-marketed permanent filters.
In a recent study (Vignon 2017), respiratory variations of the diameter of superior vena cava had a greater diagnostic accuracy than pulse pressure variations and inferior vena cava respir...
A Multi-center, Randomized Controlled Trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Fitaya Vena Cava Filter manufactured by Lifetech Scientific (Shenzhen) Co., LTD. for deep vein thrombosis...
CAVA-ADHF is designed as a prospective, randomized, controlled, patient-blinded, multicenter, parallel-group trial. The objective is to test whether evaluation of the inferior vena cava di...
This prospective, multicenter, single-arm clinical study will further evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Cook's permanent and retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters (specifical...
An operation for the continuous emptying of ascitic fluid into the venous system. Fluid removal is based on intraperitoneal and intrathoracic superior vena cava pressure differentials and is performed via a pressure-sensitive one-way valve connected to a tube traversing the subcutaneous tissue of the chest wall to the neck where it enters the internal jugular vein and terminates in the superior vena cava. It is used in the treatment of intractable ascites.
A condition that occurs when the obstruction of the thin-walled SUPERIOR VENA CAVA interrupts blood flow from the head, upper extremities, and thorax to the RIGHT ATRIUM. Obstruction can be caused by NEOPLASMS; THROMBOSIS; ANEURYSM; or external compression. The syndrome is characterized by swelling and/or CYANOSIS of the face, neck, and upper arms.
A vein which arises from the right ascending lumbar vein or the vena cava, enters the thorax through the aortic orifice in the diaphragm, and terminates in the superior vena cava.
The small mass of modified cardiac muscle fibers located at the junction of the superior vena cava (VENA CAVA, SUPERIOR) and right atrium. Contraction impulses probably start in this node, spread over the atrium (HEART ATRIUM) and are then transmitted by the atrioventricular bundle (BUNDLE OF HIS) to the ventricle (HEART VENTRICLE).
Mechanical devices inserted in the inferior vena cava that prevent the migration of blood clots from deep venous thrombosis of the leg.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Acute Coronary Syndromes ACS
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. Treatment for acute coronary syndrome includes medicines and a procedure known as angioplasty, during which doctors inflat...