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

R. S. Foster, Y. Mahomed, R. 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)1370-1371
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume140
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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  • Urology

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