Human aortic allograft

An excellent conduit choice for superior vena cava reconstruction

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

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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
Article number16
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 15 2014

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Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Superior Vena Cava
Allografts
Therapeutics
Mediastinal Fibrosis

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Human aortic allograft : An excellent conduit choice for superior vena cava reconstruction. / Spera, Kristyn; Kesler, Kenneth; Syed, Amjadullah; Boyd, Jack H.

In: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vol. 9, No. 1, 16, 15.01.2014.

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