Surgical resection of the inferior vena cava for leiomyosarcoma.

@article{Liu2010SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical resection of the inferior vena cava for leiomyosarcoma.},
  author={Changwei Liu and Yuehong Zheng and Xue Yang and Jiang Shao and Xiaojun Song and Bao Liu and Heng Guan},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={822.e11-5}
}
Our case of primary leiomyosarcomas involved retrohepatic, suprarenal, and infrarenal inferior vena cava (IVC). Preoperative phlebography proved that there was adequate collateral circulation formed, which allowed us to achieve en bloc resection including segment I and II IVC without either extracorporeal circulation or prosthetic revascularization of the IVC and renal vessels. Our choice of en bloc resection including segment I and II IVC without extracorporeal circulation or prosthetic… CONTINUE READING