Balloon catheter-assisted inferior vena cava tumor thrombectomy without thoracotomy.


Journal Article (Academic article)

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.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yanaga, K; Yoshizumi, T; Komori, K; Nishizaki, T; Masuda, M; Sugimachi, K

Published Date

  • September 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 / 15

Start / End Page

  • 796 - 797

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0172-6390


  • English