Abordagem cirúrgica de mediastinite fibrosante e síndrome de veia cava: relato de caso

da CUNHA, Henrique Lupiañez; BONOMI, Daniel Oliveira
August 2012
Revista da Universidade Vale do Rio Verde;ago-dez2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p173
Academic Journal
The superior vena cava syndrome is a clinical expression of obstruction to blood flow in the superior vena cava comprising a constellation of signs and symptoms. Among various etiologies, there are benign conditions that can lead to this syndrome, like chronic fibrosing mediastinitis. Among surgical treatment options, one can use certain types of grafts, as the cryopreserved, PTFE and bovine pericardium. In this paper, we describe a case report of a rare surgical approach of chronic fibrosing mediastinitis treating superior vena cava syndrome for a better understanding on the subject for the scientific community.


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