Endovascular treatment of malignant superior vena cava syndrome secondary to lung cancer.


OBJECTIVES Superior Vena Cava obstruction results in severe oedema of the upper thorax. Endovascular treatment allows a rapid restoration of the blood flow with a rapid resolution of symptoms. We retrospectively report a single institution's experience in stent placement for malignant Superior Vena Cava Syndrome (SVCS) caused by lung cancer. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/21548331.2017.1342507