Pericardial tube graft in superior vena cava syndrome: a case report


Emrecan B., Ozcan A. V. , Sacar M. , Baltalarli A.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.19, no.3, pp.437-439, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2011.059
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.437-439

Abstract

Surgical treatment of superior vena cava syndrome is one of the venous surgeries with acceptable outcomes. In this case report, we present a 46-year-old male superior vena cava syndrome case with signs and symptoms of venous hypertension and stasis of the upper extremity and face with a pericardial tube graft.