Brachiocephalic and superior vena cava stenosis

Case contributed by Professor Dr Irfan Amjad Lutfi

Presentation

Arm swelling, arm pain, paresthaesia, neck pain and occipital headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Complete chronic occlusion of right brachiocephalic vein and superior vena cava noted. After sharp recanalization of the occluded segment, serial balloon dilatation was done with 2 x 60 mm, 4 x 80 mm and 14 x 40 mm balloons. Finally good patency obtained without any post-procedural complications.

Case Discussion

Successful recanalization of the right brachiocephalic vein and superior vena cava. Patient discharged home in stable condition.

 

 

Assistant: Dr Subhan Iqbal

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