Resection of renal cell carcinomas with inferior vena caval extension using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.

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Renal cell carcinoma with tumour thrombus extension into the inferior vena cava presents a difficult surgical challenge. The conventional surgical approach, which involves isolating the inferior vena cava, incising its wall and removing the thrombus, can have high incidences of perioperative mortality and embolization of the tumour thrombus compounded by… (More)

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@article{Kapasi2001ResectionOR, title={Resection of renal cell carcinomas with inferior vena caval extension using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.}, author={Ali Kapasi and Jessica Mullen and Mark Bentley and R. B. Moore and Gabriela Todd}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={2001}, volume={17 11}, pages={1183-8} }