Quick and easy management of superior vena caval syndrome.

  title={Quick and easy management of superior vena caval syndrome.},
  author={B A Hoak and J Chapman and Edward H Tiley and James Boland},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={52 11},
Superior vena caval syndrome (SVCS) is a life-threatening medical emergency that is usually treated with high-dose irradiation. Previous attempts at surgical intervention have been disappointing. Recently, the authors have successfully treated a case of SVCS with a axillo-axillary and axillary to femoral venous bypass using an externally supported synthetic… CONTINUE READING