Superior Vena Cava Syndrome (SVCS)

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samer176 | 9 subscribers
4175   4 years ago
Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) is obstruction of blood flow through the superior vena cava (SVC). It is a medical emergency and most often manifests in patients with a malignant disease process within the thorax. A patient with SVCS requires immediate diagnostic evaluation and therapy.
Tags: superior, , vena, , cava, , (vein)
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