Superior Vena Cava Syndrome: Etiologies, Manifestations, and Treatments

Keith B Quencer
Seminars in Interventional Radiology 2022, 39 (3): 292-303
Superior vena cava (SVC) obstruction, whether from benign or malignant causes, results in a variety of symptoms. It is a potential medical emergency when cerebral or laryngeal edema occurs. Endovascular therapy is the treatment of choice for patients in need of emergent relief of symptoms. This article will provide a review of SVC syndrome with a focus on endovascular treatment techniques.

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