A Surgical Integration Technique for Right-Sided and Left-Sided Superior Venae Cavae.

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The treatment of some subsets of patients having both right-sided superior vena cava (SVC) and left-sided SVC may be very challenging. We performed the SVC integration (SVCI) technique with end-to-side anastomoses between the two SVCs on 4 such patients (age, 5 to 11 months; body weight, 5.4 to 10.2 kg) with excellent outcomes. In 2 patients, we performed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.042

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@article{Fuchigami2015ASI, title={A Surgical Integration Technique for Right-Sided and Left-Sided Superior Venae Cavae.}, author={Tai Fuchigami and Masahiko Nishioka and Toru Akashige and Nobuhiro Nagata}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2015}, volume={100 3}, pages={e63-5} }