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Leiomyosarcoma of the superior vena cava: Resection with vascular reconstruction - case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22477334     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The present report describes a case of pedunculated intraluminal leiomyosarcoma of the superior vena cava, extending to the right atrium, that was successfully resected surgically. Superior vena cava reconstruction was performed using bovine pericardial graft, saving the sinus node. The pathological variants of this neoplasm according to the anatomical site of the tumour are described.
Michael G Katz; Hagi Dekel; Sorin Elias; Vladimir Kravtsov; Elena Didkovsky; Lior Sasson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1061-1711     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Angiol.     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9504821     Medline TA:  Int J Angiol     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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