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Superior vena cava syndrome in pregnancy. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12746998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is an unusual condition resulting from upper body venous congestion. Little has been written about this condition and pregnancy. CASE: Despite concerns about cardiopulmonary decompensation from the hemodynamic changes of pregnancy, gestation proceeded uneventfully in a woman with SVCS. CONCLUSION: Pregnancy can be well tolerated in patients with SVCS.
Helain J Landy; Michelle Nguyen; Edward Tsou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-15     Completed Date:  2003-08-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  299-301     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20057, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Physiological
Follow-Up Studies
Gestational Age
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / diagnosis*
Pregnancy Outcome*
Severity of Illness Index
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome / diagnosis

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