Restenosis of superior vena cava after treatment using a self-expanding metallic stent in a patient with idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis.

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The use of a self-expanding metallic stent (SEMS) for the treatment of superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome arising from non-neoplastic mediastinal disease is controversial, and data on long-term clinical observations for such have not yet been accumulated. We report a case of fibrosing mediastinitis with an obstruction of the SVC 30 months after the insertion… (More)

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@article{Eguchi2003RestenosisOS, title={Restenosis of superior vena cava after treatment using a self-expanding metallic stent in a patient with idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis.}, author={Keisuke Eguchi and Koichi Kobayashi and Ichiro Hasegawa and Seishi Nakatsuka}, journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery}, year={2003}, volume={2 3}, pages={355-7} }