TRANSVENOUS PACING BY WAY OF A LEFT SUPERIOR VENA CAVA
- Persistent left sided superior vena cava. Ho, K. L.; Tan, J. I. // Heart;Aug2006, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p1046
The article describes a case of paradoxical hypotension during fluid resuscitation in 63-year-old patient with central venous catheter residing in the coronary sinus of a persistent left-sided superior vena cava. The paradoxical systolic blood pressure drop could be attributed to the high...
- ELECTRONIC PAGES: Heart Online case reports: www.heartjnl.com. // Heart;Apr2005, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p494
This article presents information on medical case reports related to heart diseases. "Right ventricular infarction complicated by right to left shunting through an atrial septal defect: successful treatment with on Amplatzer septal occluder," reports on a 68 year old woman presented with right...
- Experimental and Clinical Evaluations of Superior Vena Caval Replacement. Tanabe, Tatsuzo; Kubo, Yoshihiko; Hashimoto, Masato; Sugie, Saburo // Vascular Surgery;Jan/Feb1981, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p29
Replacement of the superior vena cava is difficult, and the results of operative treatment for superior vena caval syndrome are rather disappointing. This report describes extensive experimental and clinical experiences with superior vena caval revascularization, with special reference to the...
- Migration of an Endovascular Stent From Superior Vena Cava to the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract in a Patient With Superior Vena Cava Syndrome. Poludasu, Shyam S.; Vladutiu, Pompeiu; Lazar, Jason // Angiology;Feb/Mar2008, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p114
Migration of endovascular stents is a rare problem but can be fatal. We report an unusual case of an endovascular stent in the right ventricular outflow tract, which migrated from superior vena cava in a patient with superior vena cava syndrome.
- Right superior vena cava draining into the left atrium with left superior vena cava draining into the right atrium. Leye, D.; Manouvrier, L.; Dutaed, T.; Kassiutts, P.; Rey, C.; Marache, P.; Ducloux, G.; Peitt, H. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/4/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6551, p855
Comments on the existence of right superior vena cava draining into the left atrium with left superior vena cava draining into the right atrium. Malformations in the superior vena cava; Clinical evidence of cyanosis; Isolation of the right superior vena cava.
- Forearm and facial edema in a 64-year-old man. Pennachio, Dorothy L.; Gupta, Rahul // Patient Care;9/30/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p74
Focuses on a medical case of a patient diagnosed with a superior vena cava-like syndrome. Diagnostic tests; Rheologic properties of plasma in hyperviscosity syndrome; Importance of regular monitoring of patients with risk factors that raise plasma viscosity.
- A rare cause of superior vena cava obstruction. Harrison, TW // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/23/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7068, p1324
Discusses the case of a 64 year old man with the classic superior vena cava syndrome. Various causes of the syndrome; Case history; Comments concerning the case; Primary cardiac lymphoma as a rare condition; Linkage between the recurrent attacks of pleuritic-type chest pain and the final...
- Placing a Greenfield filter. // Cortlandt Forum;1/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p87
Focuses on the placement of a Greenfield filter in the superior vena cava and their results.
- Atherectomy for a blocked SVC? H.D.B. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p112
Responds to a question related to the treatment of a complete obstruction of the superior vena cava (SVC). Possible use of atherectomy or cardiac laser technology in reopening the blocked SVC.