Percutaneous endovascular catheter aspiration thrombectomy of severe superior vena cava syndrome.

Abstract

We report a combined percutaneous endovascular approach, including thrombus aspiration and catheter directed local thrombolysis, followed by systemic thrombolytic therapy to treat severe superior vena cava syndrome in a 2 and 1/2 week old infant. This procedure was performed on the fifth postoperative day after major surgery. No treatment complications were… (More)

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@article{Ries2002PercutaneousEC, title={Percutaneous endovascular catheter aspiration thrombectomy of severe superior vena cava syndrome.}, author={Martin Ries and Martin Zenker and Monika Girisch and Joseph A. Klinge and Heinz Singer}, journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition}, year={2002}, volume={87 1}, pages={F64-6} }