Skip to main content

Orthotopic Heart Transplantation in Patients with Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava and Agenesis of Left Brachiocephalic Vein

Buy Article:

$43.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is an infrequent abnormality. Anatomical variations can be unexpectedly identified during cardiac procedures. Modifications of surgical techniques become a must during these operations, especially during orthotopic heart transplantation. We present two cases of patients with PLSVC and discuss the anatomy, embryology, diagnosis, and modifications in transplant techniques.(J Card Surg 2011;26::446‐448)
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Florida Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Publication date: 01 July 2011

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more