Verschluss der oberen hohlvene

Translated title of the contribution: Obstructive vena cava superior

Friedrich D Knollmann, I. Schulze-Neick

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Central venous anatomy is an important aspect in complex congenital cardiac malformations. As an alternative to conventional angiographic imaging, contrast enhanced computed tomography can depict venous collateral flow patterns in detail. Such collaterals may comprise pectoral, scapular, and azygos vein flow patterns.

Translated title of the contributionObstructive vena cava superior
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalZeitschrift fur Herz-, Thorax- und Gefasschirurgie
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Collaterals
  • Computed tomography
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Great veins

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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