Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 93-95

Upper limb venous approach for stenting superior vena cava syndrome: Two interesting cases and review of literature

1 Department of Cardiology, Apex Heart Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Cardiology, The Wright Centre for Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, PA, USA

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Sunil Nichaldas Gurmukhani
Department of Cardiology, Apex Heart Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_31_20

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In superior vena cava syndrome, relieving the obstruction by stenting is the treatment of choice to alleviate the symptoms. We present cases of two patients with superior vena cava obstruction who underwent successful revascularization with the placement of a self-expanding metallic stent using the upper limb venous approach.

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