Balloon catheter-assisted inferior vena cava tumor thrombectomy without thoracotomy

Katsuhiko Yanaga, Tomoharu Yoshizumi, Kimihiro Komori, Takashi Nishizaki, Munetaka Masuda, Keizo Sugimachi

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Abstract

We report a technique for tumor thrombectomy of the inferior vena cava for renal cell carcinoma extending into the right atrium that abrogates the need for thoracotomy or sternotomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)796-797
Number of pages2
JournalHepato-gastroenterology
Volume44
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Jul 17 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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