Collateral circulation after resection of inferior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Recent history of resection of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Pelvic varices bilaterally; tortuous and dilated ovarian veins, especially on the left, which communicates with perirrenal and along splenic hilum vrices. Subcutaneous abdominal wall varicosities.

Case Discussion

Patient underwent resection of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava with bilateral renal vein resection. Reconstruction of the renal veins with vascular prosthesis. There was made also a partial hepatectomy (VI segment).

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Case information

rID: 26534
Published: 27th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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