Saccular Aneurysm of Superior Vena Cava Treated with Percutaneous, Transcatheter Thrombin Injection

@article{Jargiello2013SaccularAO,
  title={Saccular Aneurysm of Superior Vena Cava Treated with Percutaneous, Transcatheter Thrombin Injection},
  author={Tomasz Jargiello and Marek Durakiewicz and Michał Sojka and Elżbieta Czekajska-Chehab and Malgorzata Szczerbo-Trojanowska},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={529-532}
}
We report the case of successful endovascular treatment of large saccular aneurysm of SVC in a patient with vascular malformation of right hand and chest. Considering the high risk of surgery, the patient was referred for percutaneous intervention. Venography showed communication between the aneurysm and SVC, just below brachiocephalic confluence. That is why the decision of balloon-protected transcatheter thrombin injection was made. Selective catheter was placed in the aneurysm and balloon… CONTINUE READING
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