Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

Known as: svc obstruction, vena cava superior syndrome, VENA CAVA OBSTRUCTION, SUPERIOR 
A condition that occurs when the obstruction of the thin-walled SUPERIOR VENA CAVA interrupts blood flow from the head, upper extremities, and thorax… (More)
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2015
2015
Superior vena cava syndrome is a complex of symptoms developing as a result of disordered circulation in the superior vena cava… (More)
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2008
2008
Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is rare in childhood. 18 cases of SVCS were seen in children ranging from 3-14 years with a… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
From the Departments of Therapeutic Radiology (L.D.W.) and Surgery (F.C.D.), Yale University School of Medicine; and the Yale… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Lung cancer is the most common cause of superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) and requires timely recognition and management. The… (More)
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Review
1999
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1999
Superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome is a relatively common complication of lung cancer or lymphoma, and in fact is often the… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Superior vena cava syndrome is today primarily a disease associated with malignancy. Thrombosis of the superior vena cava… (More)
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1992
Review
1992
Superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome is a critical condition in which an intrathoracic mass lesion compresses the SVC and promotes… (More)
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1990
1990
The superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome is usually associated with advanced malignancy and has a dismal prognosis. In order to… (More)
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1984
1984
Four patients with cancer developed superior vena cava syndrome following placement of a central venous catheter (Broviac or… (More)
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1975
1975
Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is an acute or subacute oncologic emergency with typical clinical features. The syndrome is… (More)
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