Elective stenting in superior vena cava syndrome caused by idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis: use of self-expandable wallstent.

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We present a case of superior vena cava obstruction caused by idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis treated with a self-expandable Wallstent. A Gortex jump graft had been used previously, which was totally occluded. This procedure relieved symptoms and alleviated the need for re-operation. 

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