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Quality assurance guidelines for superior vena cava stenting in malignant disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16502166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Superior vena cava stenting for the treatment of malignant superior vena cava obstruction is now well established. It offers simple, rapid, and safe palliation of a distressing and potentially fatal complication of mediastinal malignant disease and compares very favorably with standard therapies such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The following are quality assurance guidelines for superior vena cava stenting.
Raman Uberoi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Practice Guideline    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    2006 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-11     Completed Date:  2006-09-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Palliative Care
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Radiography, Interventional*
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome / therapy*

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