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  • Condition: Malignant Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Journal: Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
  • Treatment Used: Superior Vena Cava Stent Placement Through an Upper-Limb Approach
  • Number of Patients: 132
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The goal of this study was to retrospectively evaluate outcomes of superior vena cava (SVC) stent placement through upper-limb venous access in malignant SVC syndrome (SVCS) and compare the effectiveness of different nitinol stent types.
  • Condition: Superior Vena Cava Occlusion
  • Journal: Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis
  • Treatment Used: Sharp Recanalization
  • Number of Patients: 16
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a sharp recanalization to treat hemodialysis patients with superior vena cava occlusion.
  • Condition: Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (PAPVC) to Superior Vena Cava (SVC)
  • Journal: The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 78
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using surgery to treat patients with PAPVC to SVC.
  • Condition: Combined Malignant Airway and Superior Vena Cava (SVC) Obstruction (CMASO)
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Double Stent Insertion
  • Number of Patients: 12
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This study assessed the feasibility and effectiveness of double stent insertion as a means of managing combined malignant airway and superior vena cava (SVC) obstruction (CMASO).
  • Condition: Benign Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Journal: Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR
  • Treatment Used: Stent Placement
  • Number of Patients: 58
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The study aimed to determine if long-term anticoagulation was needed after stent placement for benign superior vena cava syndrome.
  • Condition: Vena Cava Superior Syndrome
  • Journal: Acta clinica Belgica
  • Treatment Used: Infliximab
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with vena cava superior syndrome that was treated with infliximab.
  • Condition: Right Partial Pulmonary Abnormal Venous Connections
  • Journal: Journal of cardiac surgery
  • Treatment Used: Warden Procedure
  • Number of Patients: 59
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using the Warden procedure to completely repair right partial pulmonary abnormal venous connections.
  • Condition: Vena cava syndrome
  • Journal: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Treatment Used: Stent placement
  • Number of Patients: 28
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This study evaluated stent placement for vena cava syndrome.
  • Condition: Superior Vena Cava Syndrome due to Fibrosing Medistinitis
  • Journal: Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Treatment Used: Endovascular Stenting
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using endovascular stenting to treat women with superior vena cava syndrome that occurred due to fibrosing mediastinitis.
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