Svc syndrome as a late complication of ascending aortic aneurysm repair: Mr diagnosis

John Haddad, Neil M. Rofsky, Jeffrey C. Weinreb, Aubrey C. Galloway

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Abstract

Imaging evaluation is important in the follow-up of patients who have undergone surgical repair of the aorta. We present a case in which MR imaging demonstrated compression of the superior vena cava (SVC) as a late complication of ascending aortic aneurysm surgery. This complication led to thrombosis and clinical SVC syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)982-985
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Volume17
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

Keywords

  • Aneurysm
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Thrombosis
  • Vena cava, superior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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