Left sided superior vena cava

Case contributed by Dr P Wojnik


Pacemaker implantation failure.

Patient Data

Age: 64
Gender: Male

Left sided superior vena cava is noted. 

Case Discussion

The vast majority of cases are asymptomatic and the presence of the vessel is only identified incidentally during CT scanning of the chest, or as a result of line placement.
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Case information

rID: 18538
Published: 11th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: variant
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