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Innominate vein-right atrial bypass for relief of superior vena cava syndrome due to pacemaker lead thrombosis.
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PMID:  21039859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a patient with superior vena cava (SVC) obstruction due to multiple intraluminal pacemaker leads. Previous attempts at balloon dilatation of the SVC and surgical angioplasty did not provide a long-term solution. A Gore-Tex (W. L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ, USA) conduit interposed between the innominate vein and right atrial appendage has resulted in symptomatic relief at a follow-up of 6 months.
Authors:
Salil V Deo; Harold M Burkhart; Philip A Araoz; Peter A Brady
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  752-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
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