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Intrahepatic leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava with extension into the right atrium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8053987     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of leiomyosarcoma of the intrahepatic inferior vena cava extending into the right atrium, that has been successfully palliated by removal of the obstructing tumour under conditions of full cardiopulmonary bypass and circulatory arrest. Lesions of this kind have previously thought not to be amenable to surgery. Although resection was incomplete, successful palliation may be achieved facilitating this technique.
M M Thompson; T R Graham; A A Bolia; R K Firmin; P R Bell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0950-821X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-06     Completed Date:  1993-05-06     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709440     Medline TA:  Eur J Vasc Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, U.K.
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MeSH Terms
Heart Atria / radiography,  surgery*
Heart Neoplasms / radiography,  surgery*
Leiomyosarcoma / radiography,  surgery*
Liver Neoplasms / radiography,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Neoplastic Cells, Circulating*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vena Cava, Inferior / radiography,  surgery*
Comment In:
Eur J Vasc Surg. 1994 May;8(3):380-1   [PMID:  8013698 ]

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