[Reconstruction of the superior vena cava by artificial graft bypass between right brachiocephalic vein and right atrial appendage preserving azygos vein circulation for mediastinal non-seminomatous germ cell tumor].

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A 24-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for surgical resection of mediastinal non-seminomatous germ cell tumor after 4 courses of BEP therapy (cisplatin, bleomycin, etoposide). Although it became markedly smaller after chemotherapy, the tumor invaded the superior vena cava (SVC) and the left brachiocephalic vein (LBCV). Venogram demonstrated SVC… (More)

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@article{Ishida2011ReconstructionOT, title={[Reconstruction of the superior vena cava by artificial graft bypass between right brachiocephalic vein and right atrial appendage preserving azygos vein circulation for mediastinal non-seminomatous germ cell tumor].}, author={Itaru Ishida and Hiroyuki Oura and Hiromichi Niikawa and Masashi Handa and Masafumi Mitsui}, journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery}, year={2011}, volume={64 6}, pages={463-7} }