Human aortic allograft: An excellent conduit choice for superior vena cava reconstruction

Kristyn Spera, Kenneth A. Kesler, Amjadullah Syed, Jack H. Boyd

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Abstract

Superior vena cava (SVC) reconstruction is occasionally required in the treatment of benign and malignant conditions. We report a patient with symptomatic SVC obstruction secondary to mediastinal fibrosis successfully reconstructed with an aortic allograft.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number16
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 15 2014

    Fingerprint

Keywords

  • Allograft
  • Homograft
  • Mediastinum
  • Revascularization (superior vena cava)
  • Surgery/incisions/exposure/techniques
  • Venous disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

Cite this