Reconstruction of the inferior vena cava with a polytetrafluoroethylene tube graft after resection for hypernephroma of the right kidney

N. M. Katz, I. J. Spence, R. B. Wallace

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Abstract

A 49-year-old man underwent right radical nephrectomy including reconstruction of the inferior vena cava for a hypernephroma. To our knowledge this is the first clinical report of prosthetic replacement of the inferior vena cava with graft patency demonstrated postoperatively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)791-797
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume87
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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