Simplified Technique for Excision of Metastasizing Leiomyoma of Suprahepatic Inferior Vena Cava with Intracardiac Extension


Uterine leiomyoma may metastasize via intravascular to the right heart cavities several years after hysterectomy. The symptoms are usually produced by compression of the tissues beside. We describe a simplified technique for excision of a benign metastasizing leiomyoma of suprahepatic segment of inferior vena cava with intracardiac extension.

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A. Sarraj, P. Alvarez, P. Corbaton and J. Nuche, "Simplified Technique for Excision of Metastasizing Leiomyoma of Suprahepatic Inferior Vena Cava with Intracardiac Extension," Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 87-89. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2012.23017.

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