EURORAD ESR

Case 493

Central venous stent in a tumour patient

Author(s)
D.Vorwerk
 
Patient
male, 61 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Obstruction of left innominate vein
     

    Complete obstruction of left innominate vein due to tumor compression and thrombosis. Note extensive collateral pathways.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Obstruction of left innominate vein;

    After injection of contrast from a central position, angiography reveals that at the junction of both innominate veins, a rigid tumor mass compresses the vein complicating catheter passage

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Obstruction of left innominate vein;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Result after stent placement

    After placement of 2 14-mm wide Wallstents and PTA to 10 mm diameter, flow through the innominate vein is restored.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Result after stent placement;
     
     
Complete obstruction of left innominate vein due to tumor compression and thrombosis. Note extensive collateral pathways.
 
After injection of contrast from a central position, angiography reveals that at the junction of both innominate veins, a rigid tumor mass compresses the vein complicating catheter passage
 
After placement of 2 14-mm wide Wallstents and PTA to 10 mm diameter, flow through the innominate vein is restored.
 
 
 
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