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.
- Magnetic resonance imaging
- Vena cava, superior
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology