Surgical approach to renal cell carcinoma extending into the right atrium through the inferior vena cava.

Successful management of a patient with an intracardiac tumor thrombus of renal carcinoma is described. This case and a few others in the literature have led us to consider the clinical signs of cavo-atrial obstruction, frequently silent and unspecific; the diagnostic methodology, especially based upon CAT scan and cavography, and the type of surgery and… CONTINUE READING