Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Following Mitral Valve Repair

Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Following Mitral Valve Repair Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 32 (2018) 938–941 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia journal homepage: www.jcvaonline.com Case Report Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Following Mitral Valve Repair n † David Heppel, MD , Martin Grapow, FASE, MD , † n n,1 Oliver Reuthebuch, MD , Daniel Bolliger, MD ,JensFassl,FASE, MD Department for Anesthesiology, Surgical Intensive Care, Prehospital Emergency Medicine and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland Key Words: Superior vena cava syndrome; Mitral valve surgery; Transesophageal echocardiography; Anesthesia SUPERIOR VENA CAVA (SVC) syndrome is a rare surgery. The authors describe a case of this rare but life- complication after cardiac surgery. SVC syndrome is defined threatening complication due to bicaval venous cannulation for by a decrease in blood flow through the SVC secondary to a mitral valve repair resulting in permanent neurological damage point of obstruction. Typical symptoms of an acute SVC despite immediate treatment. syndrome are facial, head, and neck swelling and cyanosis, which may include the upper extremities. These symptoms are Case Report often associated with hypotension due to a reduced preload and severe elevation of central venous pressure (CVP). This http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia Elsevier

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Elsevier
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1053-0770
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10.1053/j.jvca.2017.08.027
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Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 32 (2018) 938–941 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia journal homepage: www.jcvaonline.com Case Report Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Following Mitral Valve Repair n † David Heppel, MD , Martin Grapow, FASE, MD , † n n,1 Oliver Reuthebuch, MD , Daniel Bolliger, MD ,JensFassl,FASE, MD Department for Anesthesiology, Surgical Intensive Care, Prehospital Emergency Medicine and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland Key Words: Superior vena cava syndrome; Mitral valve surgery; Transesophageal echocardiography; Anesthesia SUPERIOR VENA CAVA (SVC) syndrome is a rare surgery. The authors describe a case of this rare but life- complication after cardiac surgery. SVC syndrome is defined threatening complication due to bicaval venous cannulation for by a decrease in blood flow through the SVC secondary to a mitral valve repair resulting in permanent neurological damage point of obstruction. Typical symptoms of an acute SVC despite immediate treatment. syndrome are facial, head, and neck swelling and cyanosis, which may include the upper extremities. These symptoms are Case Report often associated with hypotension due to a reduced preload and severe elevation of central venous pressure (CVP). This

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Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular AnesthesiaElsevier

Published: Apr 1, 2018

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