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Chemoradiation-induced superior vena cava syndrome: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19107246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a 54-year-old man who developed superior vena cava syndrome secondary to vascular fibrosis, 30 months after radical chemoradiation for stage III non-small cell lung cancer, is presented. The literature regarding the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of this rare entity is discussed.
Mathieu Castonguay; George Rodrigues; Mark Vincent; Richard A Malthaner; Lin-Ruo Guo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian respiratory journal : journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1198-2241     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Respir. J.     Publication Date:    2008 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-24     Completed Date:  2009-02-24     Revised Date:  2010-09-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433332     Medline TA:  Can Respir J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  444-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  radiotherapy
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / adverse effects
Avian Proteins
Brain Neoplasms / radiotherapy,  secondary
Cell Adhesion Molecules
Combined Modality Therapy
Coronary Artery Bypass
Dose Fractionation
Lung Neoplasms / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  radiotherapy
Middle Aged
Muscle Proteins
Myocardial Infarction / epidemiology,  surgery
Radiotherapy / adverse effects
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome / epidemiology,  etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Avian Proteins; 0/Bves protein, Gallus gallus; 0/Cell Adhesion Molecules; 0/Muscle Proteins

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