Brachiocephalic vein bypass with sternal reconstruction for symptomatic occlusion

Mark E. O'Donnell, Dawn E. Jaroszewski, Kathryn Coan, Francis J. Kazmier, Samuel R. Money

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Abstract

Complications attributed to central venous stenosis and subsequent thrombosis are increasing in frequency and are most commonly associated with neointimal fibroplasia as well as neoplastic, fibrotic, and traumatic pathologies. We present the successful venous bypass and thoracic wall reconstruction of a 58-year-old female with chronic atypical symptoms secondary to brachiocephalic vein occlusion from congenital thoracic dystrophy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Volume28
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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