Leiomyosarcoma of the superior vena cava

Lorenzo Spaggiari, Jean Francois Regnard, Remi Nottin, Elisabeth M. Dulmet, Michele Rusca, Paolo Bobbio, Philippe Levasseur

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Abstract

Leiomyosarcoma of the superior vena cava is exceptional. A case in a 52-year-old man is described. A treatment by means of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, operation, and adjuvant radiotherapy was performed. This aggressive treatment has permitted the patient to obtain a relatively long survival with a good quality of life.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)274-276
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume62
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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    Spaggiari, L., Regnard, J. F., Nottin, R., Dulmet, E. M., Rusca, M., Bobbio, P., & Levasseur, P. (1996). Leiomyosarcoma of the superior vena cava. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 62(1), 274-276. https://doi.org/10.1016/0003-4975(96)00152-X