Acute development of superior vena cava syndrome is unusual. This report describes a patient who suddenly presented with a superior vena cava obstruction after esophageal and tracheal stenting for a malignant tracheoesophageal fistula. Stenting of the superior vena cava rapidly alleviated the obstruction and resulted in resolution of symptoms.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of Thoracic Surgery|
|State||Published - Apr 1 2009|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine