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Giant superior vena caval aneurysm in a post-Glenn patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22431653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aneurysms of mediastinal systemic veins are extremely rare, usually asymptomatic and incidentally diagnosed during chest radiography. We describe the case of a giant superior vena caval aneurysm in a 14-year old male following Glenn surgery and discuss its complications and management.
Prashanth Panduranga; Eapen Thomas; Salim Al-Maskari; Abdulla Al-Farqani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Video-Audio Media     Date:  2012-03-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-16     Completed Date:  2012-09-07     Revised Date:  2013-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  878-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  etiology*
Cardiovascular Agents / therapeutic use
Fontan Procedure / adverse effects*
Incidental Findings
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vena Cava, Superior* / radiography
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cardiovascular Agents

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