Adrenal cortical carcinoma with vena cava tumor thrombus requiring cardiopulmonary bypass for resection.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We believe this is the fifteenth case report of adrenal cortical carcinoma with tumor thrombus to the vena cava, and the fourth reported case of a left-side tumor propagating thrombus to the vena cava. The patient underwent successful resection which required cardiopulmonary bypass. The caval tumor thrombus was very friable and gelatinous, unlike many renal cell thrombi, and required special surgical considerations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moul, JW; Hardy, MR; McLeod, DG

Published Date

  • August 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 38 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 179 - 183

PubMed ID

  • 1877139

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-4295

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0090-4295(05)80083-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States