Use of a caval-atrial shunt for resection of a caval tumor thrombus in renal cell carcinoma

Richard Foster, Y. Mahomed, Richard Bihrle, S. Strup

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Abstract

Extraction of a tumor thrombus in the vena cava from a renal cell carcinoma is a technically demanding but gratifying procedure. We describe a technique for isolation of the superior vena cava during thrombus extraction using an inferior vena caval to atrial shunt.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1370-1371
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume140
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1988

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Venae Cavae
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Thrombosis
Superior Vena Cava
Neoplasms

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Use of a caval-atrial shunt for resection of a caval tumor thrombus in renal cell carcinoma. / Foster, Richard; Mahomed, Y.; Bihrle, Richard; Strup, S.

In: Journal of Urology, Vol. 140, No. 6, 1988, p. 1370-1371.

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