[A superior vena cava syndrome secondary to intracavitary pacemakers. The diagnostic and therapeutic aspects].

Abstract

Two cases of superior vena cava syndrome secondary to an endocardial pacemaker are reported. We discuss diagnosis methods and we point out the use of radioisotope cavography in patients with iodate contrast allergy. We suggest early administration of thrombolytic therapy besides of anticoagulants and we review the literature of previous observation of… (More)

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