Self-expandable metallic stent therapy for superior vena cava syndrome: clinical observations.

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PURPOSE To study clinical and physiologic aspects of Z-stent therapy for superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome secondary to malignant disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Signs and symptoms of SVC syndrome were classified, graded, and scored in 11 cases. Six patients with caval pressure higher than 22 mm Hg peripheral to the stenosis underwent stent therapy… (More)

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@article{Kishi1993SelfexpandableMS, title={Self-expandable metallic stent therapy for superior vena cava syndrome: clinical observations.}, author={Kanta Kishi and Tetsuo T Sonomura and K Mitsuzane and Naoyo Nishida and Ren jie Yang and Masaaki Sato and Ryo Yamada and Sayuri Shirai and Hiroshi Kobayashi}, journal={Radiology}, year={1993}, volume={189 2}, pages={531-5} }