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Title: Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava by the Right Iliac Artery: A Rare Variant of May-Thurner Syndrome

Abstract

May-Thurner syndrome is known as compression of the left common iliac vein by the right common iliac artery. We describe a case of an atypical compression of the inferior vena cava by the right common iliac artery secondary to a high aortic bifurcation. Despite an extensive collateral network, there was a significant venous gradient between the iliac veins and the inferior vena cava above the compression. After stenting the venous pressure gradient disappeared. Follow-up 4 months later revealed a good clinical response with a patent stent.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Kantonsspital Winterthur, Department of Radiology (Switzerland)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21428935
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 33; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: DOI: 10.1007/s00270-009-9671-y; Copyright (c) 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE); Journal ID: ISSN 0174-1551
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ARTERIES; BIFURCATION; COMPRESSION; PRESSURE GRADIENTS; VEINS; BLOOD VESSELS; BODY; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; ORGANS

Citation Formats

Fretz, V., and Binkert, C. A., E-mail: Christoph.Binkert@ksw.c. Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava by the Right Iliac Artery: A Rare Variant of May-Thurner Syndrome. United States: N. p., 2010. Web. doi:10.1007/S00270-009-9671-Y.
Fretz, V., & Binkert, C. A., E-mail: Christoph.Binkert@ksw.c. Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava by the Right Iliac Artery: A Rare Variant of May-Thurner Syndrome. United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-009-9671-Y.
Fretz, V., and Binkert, C. A., E-mail: Christoph.Binkert@ksw.c. Fri . "Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava by the Right Iliac Artery: A Rare Variant of May-Thurner Syndrome". United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-009-9671-Y.
@article{osti_21428935,
title = {Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava by the Right Iliac Artery: A Rare Variant of May-Thurner Syndrome},
author = {Fretz, V. and Binkert, C. A., E-mail: Christoph.Binkert@ksw.c},
abstractNote = {May-Thurner syndrome is known as compression of the left common iliac vein by the right common iliac artery. We describe a case of an atypical compression of the inferior vena cava by the right common iliac artery secondary to a high aortic bifurcation. Despite an extensive collateral network, there was a significant venous gradient between the iliac veins and the inferior vena cava above the compression. After stenting the venous pressure gradient disappeared. Follow-up 4 months later revealed a good clinical response with a patent stent.},
doi = {10.1007/S00270-009-9671-Y},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
issn = {0174-1551},
number = 5,
volume = 33,
place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {10}
}