inferior vena cava

Summary

Summary: The venous trunk which receives blood from the lower extremities and from the pelvic and abdominal organs.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Reappraisal of the use of inferior vena cava for estimating right atrial pressure
    J Matthew Brennan
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:857-61. 2007
  2. ncbi The respiratory variation in inferior vena cava diameter as a guide to fluid therapy
    Marc Feissel
    Réanimation Médicale et Maladies Infectieuses, Centre Hospitalier de Belfort, Belfort, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:1834-7. 2004
  3. ncbi Respiratory changes in inferior vena cava diameter are helpful in predicting fluid responsiveness in ventilated septic patients
    Christophe Barbier
    Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Hospital St Germain en Laye, 20 rue Armagis, 78100 St Germain en Laye, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:1740-6. 2004
  4. doi Inferior vena cava ligation rapidly induces tissue factor expression and venous thrombosis in rats
    Ji Zhou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:863-9. 2009
  5. ncbi Lemierre syndrome variant: necrobacillosis associated with inferior vena cava thrombosis and pulmonary abscesses after trauma-induced leg abscess
    Raymund R Razonable
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:1153-6. 2003
  6. doi Inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma: is reconstruction necessary after resection?
    Rouzbeh Daylami
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:185-90. 2010
  7. ncbi Inferior vena cava diameter correlates with invasive hemodynamic measures in mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients with sepsis
    Joerg C Schefold
    Department of Nephrology and Medical Intensive Care Medicine, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    J Emerg Med 38:632-7. 2010
  8. doi Comparison of hand-carried ultrasound assessment of the inferior vena cava and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide for predicting readmission after hospitalization for acute decompensated heart failure
    Sascha N Goonewardena
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:595-601. 2008
  9. ncbi Establishment and characterization of conditionally immortalized endothelial cell lines from the thoracic duct and inferior vena cava of tsA58/EGFP double-transgenic rats
    Mitsuhiro Matsuo
    Department of Anatomy, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 326:749-58. 2006
  10. doi Intracardiac migration of inferior vena cava filters: review of published data
    Charles A Owens
    Departments of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Chest 136:877-87. 2009

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Publications286 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Reappraisal of the use of inferior vena cava for estimating right atrial pressure
    J Matthew Brennan
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:857-61. 2007
    ..Traditional classification of RAP into 5-mm Hg ranges based on IVC size and collapsibility performed poorly (43% accurate) and a new classification scheme is proposed...
  2. ncbi The respiratory variation in inferior vena cava diameter as a guide to fluid therapy
    Marc Feissel
    Réanimation Médicale et Maladies Infectieuses, Centre Hospitalier de Belfort, Belfort, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:1834-7. 2004
    To investigate whether the respiratory variation in inferior vena cava diameter (DeltaD(IVC)) could be related to fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients.
  3. ncbi Respiratory changes in inferior vena cava diameter are helpful in predicting fluid responsiveness in ventilated septic patients
    Christophe Barbier
    Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Hospital St Germain en Laye, 20 rue Armagis, 78100 St Germain en Laye, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:1740-6. 2004
    To evaluate the extent to which respiratory changes in inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter can be used to predict fluid responsiveness.
  4. doi Inferior vena cava ligation rapidly induces tissue factor expression and venous thrombosis in rats
    Ji Zhou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:863-9. 2009
    Although stasis is important in the pathogenesis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), how it contributes to thrombogenesis is largely unknown. To gain mechanistic insight, we used a rat model of inferior vena cava (IVC) ligation.
  5. ncbi Lemierre syndrome variant: necrobacillosis associated with inferior vena cava thrombosis and pulmonary abscesses after trauma-induced leg abscess
    Raymund R Razonable
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:1153-6. 2003
    ..an unusual variant of this disease in a man who developed F necrophorum sepsis (associated with extensive inferior vena cava and common femoral vein thrombosis) and multiple abscesses in the lungs after a trauma-associated abscess of ..
  6. doi Inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma: is reconstruction necessary after resection?
    Rouzbeh Daylami
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:185-90. 2010
    Leiomyosarcomas of the inferior vena cava represent a rare form of soft-tissue sarcomas. Management strategies necessarily vary because of limited experience. Questions about necessity of multimodality therapy and IVC reconstruction remain...
  7. ncbi Inferior vena cava diameter correlates with invasive hemodynamic measures in mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients with sepsis
    Joerg C Schefold
    Department of Nephrology and Medical Intensive Care Medicine, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    J Emerg Med 38:632-7. 2010
    ..This study aims to investigate whether inferior vena cava (IVC) diameters correlate with invasively assessed hemodynamic parameters and whether this approach may thus ..
  8. doi Comparison of hand-carried ultrasound assessment of the inferior vena cava and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide for predicting readmission after hospitalization for acute decompensated heart failure
    Sascha N Goonewardena
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:595-601. 2008
    We sought to compare the value of serial assessment with hand-carried ultrasound (HCU) of the inferior vena cava (IVC) with brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) to identify patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) who will be ..
  9. ncbi Establishment and characterization of conditionally immortalized endothelial cell lines from the thoracic duct and inferior vena cava of tsA58/EGFP double-transgenic rats
    Mitsuhiro Matsuo
    Department of Anatomy, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 326:749-58. 2006
    ..cells from thoracic duct) and TR-BE (temperature-sensitive rat blood-vessel endothelial cells from inferior vena cava), respectively, and cultured on fibronectin-coated dishes in HuMedia-EG2 supplemented with 20% fetal bovine ..
  10. doi Intracardiac migration of inferior vena cava filters: review of published data
    Charles A Owens
    Departments of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Chest 136:877-87. 2009
    Intracardiac or intrapulmonary migration of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters is an uncommon although potentially life-threatening event that is poorly understood.
  11. doi Identification of congestive heart failure via respiratory variation of inferior vena cava diameter
    David J Blehar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:71-5. 2009
    ..We sought to use the measurement of respiratory variation of inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter as a diagnostic tool for identification of CHF in patients presenting with acute dyspnea.
  12. doi Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation via superior approach in patients with interruption of the inferior vena cava
    Hong Euy Lim
    Division of Cardiology, Korea University Cardiovascular Center, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Heart Rhythm 6:174-9. 2009
    Percutaneous transcatheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with interruption of inferior vena cava (IVC) has not been reported in the literature.
  13. ncbi Acute thrombosis of the inferior vena cava
    Philip Giordano
    Am J Emerg Med 24:640-2. 2006
  14. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: clinicopathologic study of 40 cases
    William B Laskin
    Department of Surgical Pathology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:873-81. 2010
    This report details the clinicopathologic features and follow-up data on 40 cases of inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma, a rare sarcoma with a poor prognosis...
  15. ncbi An unusual presentation of solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura: right atrium and inferior vena cava compression
    Walid Shaker
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Georges Pompidou European Hospital, 20 40 rue Leblanc, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:640-2. 2002
    ..patient presenting with signs of cardiac decompensation and external compression of the right atrium and inferior vena cava by a voluminous solitary fibrous tumour arising from the diaphragmatic pleura...
  16. ncbi Inferior vena cava percentage collapse during respiration is affected by the sampling location: an ultrasound study in healthy volunteers
    David J Wallace
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:96-9. 2010
    ..Respiratory variation in the diameter of the inferior vena cava (IVC) has been investigated as a noninvasive marker of intravascular volume status; however, there has been ..
  17. ncbi The role of liver transplantation techniques in the surgical management of advanced renal urothelial carcinoma with or without inferior vena cava thrombus
    Wolfgang H Cerwinka
    Department of Urology, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 35:19-23. 2009
    ..Large and locally-advanced urothelial carcinoma of the kidney with or without extension into the inferior vena cava is rare...
  18. ncbi Comparison of different methods for measuring intra-abdominal pressure
    F F Gudmundsson
    Surgical Research Laboratory, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Intensive Care Med 28:509-14. 2002
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  19. ncbi A comparison of treatment combinations with and without radiotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein and/or inferior vena cava tumor thrombus
    Zhao Chong Zeng
    Radiation Oncology, Fudan University, Zhongshan Hospital, Shanghai 200032, China
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:432-43. 2005
    To evaluate the potential role of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) in the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have portal vein (PV) and/or inferior vena cava (IVC) tumor thrombi.
  20. ncbi Tissue-engineered vascular autograft: inferior vena cava replacement in a dog model
    M Watanabe
    Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Tissue Eng 7:429-39. 2001
    ..In addition, endothelial cells were found to line the luminal surface of each TEVA. These results strongly suggest that "ideal" venous grafts with antithrombogenicity can be produced...
  21. pmc Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: experience in 22 cases
    Edouard Kieffer
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Pitie Salpetriere University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Ann Surg 244:289-95. 2006
    From 1979 to 2004, 22 patients were seen with leiomyosarcomas of the inferior vena cava (IVC). Twenty were treated surgically...
  22. ncbi Renal cell carcinoma with tumor thrombus extension into the vena cava: prospective long-term followup
    Axel Haferkamp
    Department of Urology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Urol 177:1703-8. 2007
    We prospectively evaluated long-term survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma extending to the inferior vena cava.
  23. ncbi Entrapment of pulmonary artery catheter in a suture at the inferior vena cava cannulation site
    Liguang Huang
    Department of Anesthesiology and Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Science Center Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130 3932, USA
    J Clin Anesth 16:557-9. 2004
    ..We report entrapment of a Swan-Ganz catheter in the purse-string suture at the inferior vena cava cannulation site for a patient undergoing aortic valve replacement...
  24. doi Surgical management of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava
    S W Cho
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:2141-8. 2008
    Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is a rare tumor for which en bloc resection offers the only chance of cure...
  25. ncbi Duodenocaval fistula: a late complication of retroperitoneal irradiation and vena cava replacement
    Ganesha B Perera
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, 92068, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:52-8. 2004
    ..caval fistula 7 years after successful resection of a retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma and replacement of the inferior vena cava followed by radiation and chemotherapy...
  26. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: survival after aggressive management
    Hiromichi Ito
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3534-41. 2007
    Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is exceedingly rare. The role of adjuvant therapy remains undefined. This study evaluated outcomes after aggressive management.
  27. ncbi Postpartum inferior vena cava and ovarian vein thrombosis--a case report and literature review
    D Sinha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, New Cross Hospital NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:312-3. 2005
  28. ncbi Value of abdominal ultrasound scan, CT and MRI for diagnosing inferior vena cava tumour thrombus in renal cell carcinoma
    Hong feng GUO
    Department of Urology, Peking University First Hospital, Institute of Urology, Peking University, Beijing 100034, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 122:2299-302. 2009
    ..magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in venous spread of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) to determine the superior extent of inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombus and IVC wall invasion and compared them with surgical and pathological reports.
  29. doi Prevention of cardiopulmonary embolization of polymethylmethacrylate cement fragment after kyphoplasty with insertion of inferior vena cava filter
    Mouchammed Agko
    Department of Surgery, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio 43614, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:210-3. 2010
    ..Infiltration of cement into the inferior vena cava, noted intraoperatively, was confirmed with postoperative CT scan...
  30. ncbi Hepatocellular carcinoma associated with membranous obstruction of the inferior vena cava: incidence, characteristics, and risk factors and clinical efficacy of TACE
    Dong Gwon
    Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 388 1, Pungnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Radiology 254:617-26. 2010
    To analyze the characteristics associated with membranous obstruction of the inferior vena cava (MOVC)-associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and to evaluate the clinical efficacy of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE).
  31. ncbi Retrieval of cement embolus from inferior vena cava after percutaneous vertebroplasty
    S Athreya
    Department of Radiology, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:817-9. 2009
    ..We describe a paravertebral venous cement leak resulting in the deposition of a cement cast in the inferior vena cava and successful retrieval of the cement embolus.
  32. doi Suprarenal inferior vena cava filters: a 20-year single-center experience
    Sanjeeva P Kalva
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1041-7. 2008
    To assess the clinical safety and efficacy of suprarenal inferior vena cava (IVC) filters during long-term follow-up.
  33. doi Surgical challenges in the treatment of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: analysis of two cases and brief review of the literature
    Maria A Kyriazi
    2nd Department of Surgery, Aretaieion Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:826.e13-7. 2010
    Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is a rare tumor of mesenchymal origin. Optimal treatment should include complete resection of the malignant lesion with preservation of venous return...
  34. ncbi Ultrasonographic diagnosis of cardiac tamponade in trauma patients using collapsibility index of inferior vena cava
    S A Nabavizadeh
    Acad Radiol 14:505-6. 2007
  35. doi Inferior vena cava filter use in pregnancy: preliminary experience
    S Gupta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull, UK
    BJOG 115:785-8. 2008
    Thromboembolism is the most common direct cause of maternal mortality in the UK. Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement is indicated in conditions where recurrent thromboembolism occurs despite adequate anticoagulation or when ..
  36. doi Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: a case report
    Eduardo Crema
    Department of Surgery, Universidade Federal do Triangulo Mineiro, Uberaba, MG, Brasil
    Angiology 59:256-9. 2008
    Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava is an extremely rare tumor that is characterized by a poor prognosis and nonspecific symptoms, a fact that may delay the diagnosis for several years...
  37. ncbi Inferior vena cava filter placement for pulmonary embolism risk reduction in super morbidly obese undergoing bariatric surgery
    Christa M Trigilio-Black
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:461-4. 2007
    Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a leading cause of mortality after bariatric surgery. We evaluated inferior vena cava (IVC) filter use for PE risk reduction in high-risk super morbidly obese bariatric surgery patients.
  38. doi Prognostic value of renal vein and inferior vena cava involvement in renal cell carcinoma
    Bernd Wagner
    Department of Urology, Strasbourg University Hospital, Nouvel Hopital Civil, Strasbourg, France
    Eur Urol 55:452-9. 2009
    ..The prognostic significance of venous tumor thrombus extension in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a matter of many controversies in the current literature...
  39. pmc The mechanism of phenylephrine-mediated [Ca(2+)](i) oscillations underlying tonic contraction in the rabbit inferior vena cava
    C H Lee
    Vancouver Vascular Biology Research Center, University of British Columbia, St Paul's Hospital, Room 292, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    J Physiol 534:641-50. 2001
    ..Confocal imaging was used to observe [Ca(2+)](i) in individual VSMCs of intact inferior vena cava (IVC) from rabbits. 2...
  40. doi Amoebic liver abscesses complicated by inferior vena cava and right atrium thrombus
    Sadaf Khan
    Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, POB 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 39:177-80. 2009
    ..We present a case of multiple, large amoebic liver abscesses, that were complicated by thrombus formation in the inferior vena cava extending to the right atrium, requiring surgical removal.
  41. ncbi Radiofrequency catheter ablation of an accessory pathway through an anomalous inferior vena cava with azygos continuation
    Jose Maria Guerra Ramos
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Av Vall d Hebron 119 129, Barcelona 08035, Spain
    Europace 6:134-7. 2004
    A 59-year-old man with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and an infrahepatic interruption of his inferior vena cava with an azygos continuation underwent a successful ablation of a right anteroseptal accessory pathway with a femoral approach ..
  42. ncbi Inferior vena cava syndrome following percutaneous vertebroplasty with polymethylmethacrylate
    Feng Chen Kao
    Department of Orthopaedics, E Dal Hospital I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E329-33. 2008
    A case of inferior vena cava syndrome following percutaneous vertebroplasty is described herein.
  43. ncbi Where there is blood, there is a way: unusual collateral vessels in superior and inferior vena cava obstruction
    Sangita Kapur
    Department of Radiology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 234 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0761, USA
    Radiographics 30:67-78. 2010
    Obstruction of the superior vena cava (SVC) or inferior vena cava (IVC) is most commonly an acquired condition, typically caused by malignancy, benign conditions such as mediastinal fibrosis, and iatrogenic causes such as venous ..
  44. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy in a patient with a double inferior vena cava
    Jiri P J Fronek
    Renal Transplant Unit, St George s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:378-80. 2006
    Vascular anomalies are considered a contraindication for laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy. We report a successful hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy from a donor with a double inferior vena cava.
  45. ncbi Use of inferior vena cava filters in thromboembolic disease during labor: case report with a literature review
    P Jamjute
    Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:741-4. 2006
    ..b>Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters can be used in cases of documented pulmonary embolism (PE) where anticoagulation is ..
  46. doi Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome with hemimegalencephaly, retroperitoneal lymphangioma and double inferior vena cava
    S Vurucu
    Departments of Pediatric Neurology, Gulhane Military Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Br J Radiol 82:e102-4. 2009
    ..to findings consistent with KTS, we also found hemimegalencephaly, retroperitoneal lymphangioma and double inferior vena cava. All of these associations in the same patient with KTS are unique in the English literature...
  47. ncbi Clinical relevance of retrograde inferior vena cava or hepatic vein opacification during contrast-enhanced CT
    Benjamin M Yeh
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Rm C 324C, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1227-32. 2004
    The purpose of this investigation was to explore the clinical relevance of retrograde inferior vena cava or hepatic vein opacification during contrast-enhanced CT.
  48. doi Surgery insight: management of renal cell carcinoma with associated inferior vena cava thrombus
    R Jeffrey Karnes
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:329-39. 2008
    Renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena cava thrombus can be a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge; however, the surgical resection of these tumors can be facilitated by appropriate preoperative imaging and planning...
  49. pmc Thrombogenesis with continuous blood flow in the inferior vena cava. A novel mouse model
    Jose A Diaz
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0654, USA
    Thromb Haemost 104:366-75. 2010
    ..An electrolytic inferior vena cava (IVC) model (EIM) was used...
  50. doi Medium-term outcomes of Kawashima and completion Fontan palliation in single-ventricle heart disease with heterotaxy and interrupted inferior vena cava
    Shelby Kutty
    University of Nebraska Creighton University Joint Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1609-13. 2010
    ..We investigated medium-term outcomes in single-ventricle heart disease palliated with a Kawashima procedure (KP) compared with matched patients who had a standard Fontan procedure (FP)...
  51. ncbi Endovascular treatment of an aortic aneurysm ruptured into the inferior vena cava
    T Umscheid
    Städtische Kliniken Frankfurt Höchst, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 7:31-5. 2000
    To report the endovascular repair of a rare abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) rupture into the inferior vena cava.
  52. ncbi Obtaining cuff of inferior vena cava by use of the Endo-TA stapler in retroperitoneoscopic right-side donor nephrectomy
    Pranjal Modi
    Department of Urology, Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre and Institute of Transplantation Sciences, Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad, India
    Urology 69:832-4. 2007
    To determine the feasibility of obtaining an adequate cuff of the inferior vena cava (IVC) for vascular anastomosis during retroperitoneoscopic donor nephrectomy.
  53. ncbi Obliterative hepatocavopathy-inferior vena cava thrombosis at its hepatic portion
    Kunio Okuda
    First Department of Medicine, Chiba University Hospital, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba, Japan 260 8677
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 1:499-509. 2002
    Budd-Chiari syndrome was formerly described as hepatic vein thrombosis within the liver, but it now includes inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombosis and other conditions that cause hepatic vein outflow obstruction...
  54. doi Surgical management, complications, and outcome of radical nephrectomy with inferior vena cava tumor thrombectomy facilitated by vascular bypass
    Candace F Granberg
    Department of Urology, Mayo Medical School and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Urology 72:148-52. 2008
    ..The indications and results for venovenous bypass (VVB) versus cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) were reviewed as well...
  55. ncbi Epidural venous enlargements presenting with intractable lower back pain and sciatica in a patient with absence of the infrarenal inferior vena cava and bilateral deep venous thrombosis
    Oliver Dudeck
    Department of Radiology, Charite, Campus Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E688-91. 2007
    ..Case report...
  56. doi Extrahepatic collateral artery supply to the tumor thrombi of hepatocellular carcinoma invading inferior vena cava: the prevalence and determinant factors
    In Joon Lee
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:22-9. 2009
    To retrospectively evaluate the prevalence of extrahepatic collateral artery supply to tumor thrombi of hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) invading the inferior vena cava (IVC) and to assess the determining factors.
  57. ncbi Endoluminal occlusion of the inferior vena cava in renal cell carcinoma with retro- or suprahepatic caval thrombus
    Laurent Zini
    Department of Urology, Lille Regional University Teaching Hospital CHRU, Lille, France
    BJU Int 97:1216-20. 2006
    To evaluate endoluminal occlusion of the inferior vena cava (IVC) during surgical treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with either retrohepatic (level II) or suprahepatic (level III) caval tumour thrombus.
  58. ncbi Metastatic tumor extending through the inferior vena cava into the right atrium: a case report of carcinoma of the uterine cervix with para-aortic lymph node metastases
    Y Nakao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Saga Medical School, Saga, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:914-6. 2006
    ..However, an intraatrial tumor extending through the inferior vena cava (IVC) from the site of para-aortic lymph node metastasis has never been reported...
  59. ncbi Prenatal thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and the renal veins
    Noam Smorgick
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Assaf Harofe Medical Center, Zerifin, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 27:603-7. 2007
    This manuscript discusses the clinical presentation, diagnosis, pathophysiology and possible etiologies of prenatal thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and renal veins.
  60. ncbi Left trisegmentectomy and combined resection of the inferior vena cava, without reconstruction, for giant cystadenocarcinoma of the liver
    Ryohei Miyata
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 12:272-6. 2005
    ..woman with giant liver cystadenocarcinoma underwent left trisegmentectomy with combined resection of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and the right hepatic vein...
  61. ncbi Compression of left inferior vena cava: a form of nutcracker syndrome
    Suat Fitoz
    Department of Radiology, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ibn i Sina Hospital, 06100, Sihhiye, Ankara
    J Clin Ultrasound 36:101-4. 2008
    Left renal vein hypertension has been described in the literature as a cause of persistent hematuria. We report a case of nutcracker syndrome with hematuria involving the left inferior vena cava diagnosed with Doppler sonography and MRI.
  62. ncbi Colonic duplication associated with anterior spinal bar and left-sided inferior vena cava
    Kongkrit Chaiyasate
    Department of Surgery, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, Mich 48075, USA
    Surgery 141:823-5. 2007
  63. ncbi Congenitally interrupted inferior vena cava without other features of the heterotaxy syndrome: report of five cases and characterization of a rare entity
    Ulrike Bartram
    University Children s Hospital Giessen, Feulgenstrasse 12, Giessen, Germany
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 11:266-73. 2008
    Congenital interruption of the inferior vena cava (IVC) due to absence of its hepatic segment is usually found in patients with polysplenia...
  64. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the retrohepatic portion of the inferior vena cava: clinical presentation and surgical management in five patients
    Jean Hardwigsen
    Department of Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Hopital de la Conception, 147 Boulevard Baille, 13385 Marseilles Cedex 5, France
    J Am Coll Surg 200:57-63. 2005
    Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a rare primary soft tissue sarcoma arising from the inferior vena cava (IVC)...
  65. ncbi Vena cava filters and inferior vena cava thrombosis
    Matthew A Corriere
    Division of Surgical Sciences, Section on Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:789-94. 2007
    ..However, unlike permanent vena cava filters (P-VCF), outcomes data are limited regarding complication rates...
  66. ncbi Acute pulmonary embolism as the first manifestation of hepatocellular carcinoma complicated with tumor thrombi in the inferior vena cava: surgery or not?
    Hsuan Hwai Lin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1554-7. 2007
  67. ncbi Detection and correction of anterior or posterior tilting of the Günther-Tulip filter in the inferior vena cava and correction by repositioning: a phantom study and preliminary clinical experiences
    Tae Seok Seo
    Department of Radiology, Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, 80 Guro dong, Guro Gu, Seoul 152 703, Republic of Korea
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:427-36. 2007
    ....
  68. pmc Combined anomaly of the right hepatic lobe agenesis and absence of the inferior vena cava: a case report
    Hee Jung Suh
    Department of Radiology, Seoul Veterans Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 9:S61-4. 2008
    The absence of the inferior vena cava is an uncommon congenital anomaly that has recently been identified as an important risk factor contributing to the development of deep venous thrombosis...
  69. ncbi Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney with invasion of the inferior vena cava
    D Rosso
    Department of Urology, University of Turin, Corso A M Dogliotti 14, I 10126 Turin, Italy
    Urol Int 70:251-2. 2003
    ..We present a case of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) in 53-year-old white man who was treated with surgery. This case represents the oldest patient with CCSK published in the English literature...
  70. ncbi Primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the kidney with inferior vena cava tumor thrombus
    Liling Zhang
    Cancer Center, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022, China
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:1291-4. 2009
    ..We report the case of a 41-year-old man with a PNET arising from the kidney with inferior vena cava thrombus. This case was presumptively diagnosed of renal cell carcinoma prior to surgery...
  71. ncbi Superior approach for radiofrequency ablation of atrio-ventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in a patient with anomalous inferior vena cava and azygos continuation
    Rodrigo Miranda
    Division of Cardiology Arrhythmia Service, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Europace 12:908-9. 2010
    ..During placement of diagnostic catheters, an interruption of the inferior vena cava was suspected...
  72. doi Deep venous thrombosis caused by inferior vena cava atresia and hereditary thrombophilia
    Shelonitda S Rose
    Division of Hematology, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Am J Med Sci 337:67-70. 2009
    b>Inferior vena cava (IVC) atresia is a risk factor for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in young patients...
  73. doi Deep venous thrombosis caused by congenital malformation of the inferior vena cava and heterozygous factor V leiden presenting as venous claudication
    Gary Fass
    Department of Emergency, Brugmann University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 15:591-5. 2009
    A case of an 18-year-old man with deep venous thrombosis of the lower limbs caused by hypoplasia of the inferior vena cava in combination with heterozygous factor V Leiden is presented...
  74. doi Techniques used for difficult retrievals of the Günther Tulip inferior vena cava filter: experience in 32 patients
    Thuong G Van Ha
    Department of Radiology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 20:92-9. 2009
    ..To retrospectively review experience with difficult retrievals of Günther Tulip filters (GTFs) in which various techniques were used...
  75. doi Deep venous thrombosis caused by congenital absence of the inferior vena cava: report of a case
    Yuka Kondo
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Fujita Health University, Aichi, Japan
    Surg Today 39:231-4. 2009
    Although anomalies of the inferior vena cava (IVC) are seen frequently in a clinical setting, congenital absence of the IVC (AIVC) is rare...
  76. ncbi Protective effect of N-acetyl-L-cysteine on the renal failure induced by inferior vena cava occlusion
    M G Salom
    Departamento de Fisiologia y Farmacologia, Facultad de Medicina, Murcia, Spain
    Transplantation 65:1315-21. 1998
    Renal ischemia is produced during orthotopic liver transplantation when the inferior vena cava is clamped above the renal veins (inferior vena cava occlusion [IVCO]), and it often leads to postoperative renal failure...
  77. ncbi Prognostic significance of tumor thrombus level in patients with renal cell carcinoma and venous tumor thrombus extension. Is all T3b the same?
    Alireza Moinzadeh
    Department of Urology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 171:598-601. 2004
    ..Does the level of thrombus in the inferior vena cava (IVC) impact long-term survival? Is there a difference in long-term survival when tumor thrombus is in the ..
  78. pmc Inferior vena cava thrombosis in young adults--a review of two cases
    Barry J McAree
    Departments of Vascular, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland
    Ulster Med J 78:129-33. 2009
    ..Young patients presenting with symptoms of DVT should be investigated not only to establish any thrombophilic pre-disposition, but to ascertain the proximal extent of thrombus which may itself influence treatment...
  79. ncbi Liver transplantation with preservation of the inferior vena cava. A comparison of conventional and piggyback techniques in adults
    Shungo Miyamoto
    Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Groningen University Hospital, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Transplant 18:686-93. 2004
    ..In the PB-ES group there seems to be no advantage for any of the revascularization protocols...
  80. doi Primary leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: reports of infrarenal and suprahepatic caval involvement
    Michael N Tameo
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 51:221-4. 2010
    We report two cases of primary inferior vena cava (IVC) leiomyosarcoma. The first patient was a 60-year-old female who presented with abdominal pain...
  81. ncbi Eustachian valve endocarditis: Is it worth searching for?
    J A San Roman
    Institute of Heart Sciences ICICOR, Hospital Universitario, Valladolid, Spain
    Am Heart J 142:1037-40. 2001
    ..Whether the eustachian valve is an uncommon site for a vegetation to be attached or whether the disease is missed because a systematic approach to this valve is not routinely performed in the search for vegetations is not known...
  82. ncbi Epidural venous plexus enlargements presenting with radiculopathy and back pain in patients with inferior vena cava obstruction or occlusion
    Yahya Paksoy
    Ultra Görüntüleme Merkezi, Konya, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2419-24. 2004
    ..All of these patients had inferior vena caval obstruction or occlusion that caused engorgement in the epidural and paravertebral venous system, causing nerve root compression...
  83. doi Volume associated dynamic geometry and spatial orientation of the inferior vena cava
    Erin H Murphy
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:835-42; discussion 842-3. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to quantitate the dimensional changes that occur in the infrarenal inferior vena cava (IVC), in response to changes in intravascular volume.
  84. ncbi Eustachian valve endocarditis: a case series and analysis of the literature
    N Sawhney
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California-San Diego, School of Medicine and UCSD Medical Center, 200 W. Arbor Street #8411, San Diego, CA 92103-8411, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 14:1139-42. 2001
    ..In general, EVE responds well to conventional antibiotic therapy...
  85. ncbi FDG uptake in inferior vena cava tumor thrombus from renal cell carcinoma on positron emission tomography
    Alecia W Sizemore
    Department of Internal Medicine Medical Education, Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, OH, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:309-11. 2007
  86. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: three case reports and review of the literature
    Nicholaus J Hilliard
    Department of Pathology at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233 6823, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 9:259-66. 2005
    We describe 3 cases of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and review the literature describing clinicopathologic features of 211 cases and the outcome. Of these, 74% of the cases affected women with median age of 52 years...
  87. ncbi Extracorporeal repair and liver autotransplantation after total avulsion of hepatic veins and retrohepatic inferior vena cava injury secondary to blunt abdominal trauma
    Ugo Boggi
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Trauma 60:405-6. 2006
  88. ncbi Primary Gianturco stent placement for inferior vena cava abnormalities following liver transplantation
    S M Weeks
    Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7510, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 11:177-87. 2000
    ..To determine the efficacy of primary Gianturco stent placement for patients with inferior vena caval (IVC) abnormalities following liver transplantation...
  89. ncbi Anatomical structure of the isthmus between the inferior vena cava and tricuspid annulus investigated with a three-dimensional electroanatomical mapping system
    Ryoichi Kubo
    Department of Cardiology, The Heart Institute of Japan, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Heart Vessels 20:50-5. 2005
    We studied the anatomical structure of the isthmus between the inferior vena cava and tricuspid annulus in humans with a three-dimensional electroanatomical mapping system (CARTO, Biosense, Haifa, Israel)...
  90. ncbi Postpartal deep-vein thrombosis revealing agenesis of the inferior vena cava
    Marcela Ilijic
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 131:235-6. 2007
  91. ncbi Typical atrial flutter ablation: conduction across the posterior region of the inferior vena cava orifice may mimic unidirectional isthmus block
    M Scaglione
    Division of Cardiology, Civil Hospital, Asti, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:387-95. 2000
    The aim of this study was to map the low right atrium before and after radiofrequency ablation of the inferior vena cava-tricuspid annulus (IVC-TA) isthmus in patients with typical atrial flutter (AFI) to better understand the ..
  92. pmc IVC CLAMP: infrahepatic inferior vena cava clamping during hepatectomy--a randomised controlled trial in an interdisciplinary setting
    Nuh N Rahbari
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Trials 10:94. 2009
    ..The present randomised controlled trial evaluates efficacy and safety of infrahepatic inferior vena cava (IVC) clamping as an alternative surgical technique to reduce CVP during hepatic resection.
  93. ncbi Surgical reconstruction of iliofemoral veins and the inferior vena cava for nonmalignant occlusive disease
    C J Jost
    Division of Vascular Surgery, The Department of Diagnostic Radiology, and the Section of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:320-7; discussion 327-8. 2001
    ..The Palma procedure with autologous saphenous vein had the best long-term patency, whereas long-term success with ePTFE was moderate. The use of an arteriovenous fistula to improve graft patency remains controversial...
  94. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava
    Meltem Ceyhan
    Department of Radiology, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Diagn Interv Radiol 13:140-3. 2007
    Primary vascular leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumor, which arises mainly from the inferior vena cava. Clinical signs are non-specific. Systemic metastasis occurs in the late stage...
  95. ncbi Inferior vena cava agenesia and a massive bilateral iliofemoral venous thrombosis
    Zeljko Vucicevic
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Vinogradska cesta 29, Zagreb, Croatia com hr
    Angiology 59:510-3. 2008
    The absence of the inferior vena cava is a rare congenital anomaly and represents a modest risk for deep-venous thrombosis. When associated with genetic polymorphism or other hypercoagulable states, the risk can increase several times...
  96. pmc Combined resection of the liver and inferior vena cava for hepatic malignancy
    Alan W Hemming
    Department of Surgery, Center for Hepatobiliary Diseases, PO Box 100286, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0286, USA
    Ann Surg 239:712-9; discussion 719-21. 2004
    The objective of this paper is to review the results of combined resection of the liver and inferior vena cava for hepatic malignancy...
  97. ncbi Handcarried ultrasound measurement of the inferior vena cava for assessment of intravascular volume status in the outpatient hemodialysis clinic
    J Matthew Brennan
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:749-53. 2006
    ..assessed dry weight is a poor surrogate of intravascular volume; however, ultrasound assessment of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is an effective tool for volume management...
  98. ncbi Early ligation of the renal artery using the posterior approach: a basic surgical concept reinforced during resection of large hypervascular renal cell carcinoma with or without inferior vena cava thrombus
    G Ciancio
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    BJU Int 92:488-9. 2003
  99. doi Combined replacement of infrarenal aorta and inferior vena cava after en bloc resection of retroperitoneal extraosseous osteosarcoma
    Joseph R Schneider
    Vascular and Interventional Program of Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:478-9. 2008
  100. ncbi Low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma with inferior vena cava tumor thrombus and intracardiac extension: radical resection may improve recurrence free survival
    Pietro Renzulli
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Surg Oncol 18:57-64. 2009
    ..We describe a patient with advanced low-grade ESS with tumor invasion of the infrarenal aorta and the inferior vena cava. The patient presented with a large tumor thrombus extending from the inferior vena cava into the right ..
  101. ncbi High prevalence of hepatitis B virus infection and inferior vena cava obstruction among patients with liver cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma in Nepal
    Santosh Man Shrestha
    Liver Foundation Nepal, Sitapaela Height, Kathmandu, Nepal
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1921-8. 2007
    ..distribution among patients with liver diseases in Nepal, where obstruction of the hepatic portion of the inferior vena cava (IVCO) is common...

Research Grants82

  1. Assessment of Dehydration in Children with Diarrhea in Resource-Limited Settings
    ADAM CARL LEVINE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In addition, we will validate and assess the reliability of ultrasound of the inferior vena cava (IVC) for predicting severe dehydration in children with diarrhea in the developing world...
  2. Autologous EPC lining to improve biocompatibility of circulatory assist devices
    Jeffrey H Lawson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to surgically implant Ti tubes lined with either genetically enhanced (TM-EPC) or un-enhanced EPCs into the inferior vena cava of those pigs from which the EPCs were derived, and compare them to a group of pigs that undergoes ..
  3. Autologous EPC lining to improve biocompatibility of circulatory assist devices
    Jeffrey Lawson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to surgically implant Ti tubes lined with either genetically enhanced (TM-EPC) or un-enhanced EPCs into the inferior vena cava of those pigs from which the EPCs were derived, and compare them to a group of pigs that undergoes ..
  4. INHIBITORY LEFT ATRIAL INFLUENCES ON THE BAROREFLEX
    David Ramsay; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..in pressure will be achieved by graded constriction of cuffs placed around the thoracic portion of the inferior vena cava, pulmonary artery, ascending aorta and abdominal aorta proximal to the renal arteries...
  5. INFERIOR VENA CAVA FILTRATION WITH A REMOVABLE DEVICE
    Elvira Lang; Fiscal Year: 1999
    DESCRIPTION (adapted from applicant's abstract): A removable inferior vena cava filter will be developed to prevent pulmonary embolism in patients who are temporarily at risk to develop this life-threatening complication...
  6. Pilot Study of Hemofiltration after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
    Graham Nichol; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..reason to be comatose;blunt, penetrating or other injury;thrombocytopenia or coagulopathy;inferior vena cava filter in situ;known pregnancy;hemodynamic instability;allergy to acetaminophen;prior enrollment in the ..
  7. UPPER GI TRACT MEDIATION OF THE SATIETY EFFECT OF FATS
    Danielle Greenberg; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..triglyceride levels in the blood subsequent to infusions, infusing fats into the hepatic-portal vein or the inferior vena cava, on confing fats in the stomach, of sham and real feeding rats...
  8. SELECTIVE INNERVATION OF SA & AV NODAL REGIONS OF HEART
    WALTER RANDALL; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..the fat pads overlying the entrance of right pulmonary veins (PVFP) into the atrium and at the junction of inferior vena cava and inferior left atrium (IVC-ILA), excision of which interrupts all vagal input to the sinoatrial node (SAN)..
  9. CARDIOVASCULAR RESPONSES TO STRESS DURING DEVELOPMENT
    ABRAHAM RUDOLPH; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..and newborn lambs, include: 1) Observations on the normal patterns of umbilical venous and superior and inferior vena cava blood returning to the fetal heart, and their respective distributions to the fetal body, and the changes ..
  10. SELECTIVE INNERVATION OF SA & AV NODAL REGIONS OF HEART
    Robert Wurster; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..the fat pads overlying the entrance of right pulmonary veins (PVFP) into the atrium and at the junction of inferior vena cava and inferior left atrium (IVC-ILA), excision of which interrupts all vagal input to the sinoatrial node (SAN)..
  11. DETERMINANTS OF RENAL SODIUM RETENTION IN CIRRHOSIS
    WILLIAM RECTOR; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..returns to normal or even becomes elevated owing to expansion of the volume of blood in the portal vein and inferior vena cava. Splanchnic sympathetic neuropathy secondary to chronic alcoholism contributes to impaired splanchnic ..
  12. DETERMINANTS OF SODIUM RETENTION IN CIRRHOSIS
    WILLIAM RECTOR; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..returns to normal or even becomes elevated owing to expansion of the volume of blood in the portal vein and inferior vena cava. Splanchnic sympathetic neuropathy secondary to chronic alcoholism contributes to impaired splanchnic ..
  13. Noninvasive and Accurate Measurement of Portal Hypertension
    Flemming Forsberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..is defined as an increase in the pressure gradient between the portal vein and hepatic veins or the inferior vena cava (IVC)...
  14. Noninvasive and Accurate Measurement of Portal Hypertension
    Flemming Forsberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is defined as an increase in the pressure gradient between the portal vein and hepatic veins or the inferior vena cava (IVC)...
  15. Ocular blood flow and intraocular pressure homeostasis
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP), which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  16. Ocular blood flow and intraocular pressure homeostasis
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP), which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  17. Ocular blood flow and intraocular pressure homeostasis
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP), which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  18. Ocular blood flow and intraocular pressure homeostasis
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP), which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  19. Animal Model Core
    Daniel Myers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These animal models include the following: 1) Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Stenosis Model of Venous Thrombosis and 2) IVC ligation Model of Venous Thrombosis...
  20. CHOROIDAL AUTOREGULATION AND OCULAR PRESSURE HOMEOSTASIS
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP) which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  21. CHOROIDAL AUTOREGULATION AND OCULAR PRESSURE HOMEOSTASIS
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP) which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  22. CHOROIDAL AUTOREGULATION AND OCULAR PRESSURE HOMEOSTASIS
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP) which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  23. CHOROIDAL AUTOREGULATION AND OCULAR PRESSURE HOMEOSTASIS
    Jeffrey Kiel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The experiments will be performed in anesthetized rabbits instrumented with hydraulic occluders on the inferior vena cava and aorta to control mean arterial pressure (MAP) which will be measured via an arterial cannula...
  24. Subharmonic Microbubble Signals for Pressure Estimation
    Flemming Forsberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., pressure transducer) measurements in the inferior vena cava (IVC) of 5 canines...
  25. MEDULLARY HEMODYNAMICS AND RENAL SODIUM EXCRETION
    Shyan Yih Chou; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..involved in the salt retention of a salt-retaining model, the dog with chronic constriction of the thoracic inferior vena cava with ascites (caval dog), and is associated with no change in the cortical blood flow distribution...
  26. Optimizing Prophylaxis Against Venous Thromboembolism in Bariatric Surgery
    Nancy J Birkmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Prophylactic strategies, including perioperative anticoagulation and inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement, may reduce the risk of VTE and its sequelae...
  27. CONGENITAL HEART MALFORMATIONS AND SITUS INVERSUS
    WILLIAM LAYTON; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..These human syndromes are: 1) asplenia-polysplenia, 2) interruption of inferior vena cava with azygos-inferior vena cava continuity, 3) isolated dextro- and levocardia, and 4) preduodenal portal ..
  28. Conductance to Measure Cardiac Mechanics
    Marc Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..the instantaneous myocardial contribution to the volume signal obtained during transient occlusion of the inferior vena cava, absolute measures of left ventricular contractility would be available...
  29. FUNCTIONAL HYPEREMIA--PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL INTERACTION
    STEVEN SEGAL; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..SVC will be manipulated via the baroreflex using graded occlusions of either the carotid arteries or the inferior vena cava. These studies will illuminate the interaction of vasomotor stimuli arising from multiple locations (..
  30. Effect of clot composition on thrombus resolution
    Maria M Aleman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Preliminary data in an innovative model of thrombus resolution in the murine inferior vena cava suggest thrombus fibrin content modulates thrombus stability and lysis...
  31. FUNCTION AND SURVIVAL OF INTESTINAL ALLOGRAFTS
    Wolfgang Schraut; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..orthotopic as functional loop versus heterotopic as Thiery Vella loop) and site of venous outflow (into inferior vena cava or portal vein) will be evaluated as to their effects upon survival and function of small bowel allografts...
  32. DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF A NEW INTRAVENOUS OXYGENATOR
    GARY REEDER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..that can be introduced into the venous system and positioned in the superior vena cava, right atrium and inferior vena cava. It is made of microporous hollow membrane fibers through which oxygen is vacuum aspirated...
  33. A cooling guide catheter for rapid heart cooling
    Thomas Merrill; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These devices have two components, a cooling catheter that is placed in the inferior vena cava (IVC) and a cooling console that circulates coolant through the catheter...
  34. Vessel Structure & Pressure:Transport and Atherogenesis
    DAVID RUMSCHITZKI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In particular, the pulmonary artery (PA) and the large veins such as the inferior vena cava and the saphenous vein are exposed to much lower transmural pressures than the large arteries and are ..
  35. Vessel Structure & Pressure:Transport and Atherogenesis
    DAVID RUMSCHITZKI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In particular, the pulmonary artery (PA) and the large veins such as the inferior vena cava and the saphenous vein are exposed to much lower transmural pressures than the large arteries and are ..
  36. Investigating the Mechanisms of Vascular Neotissue Formation In Tissue Engineered
    CHRISTOPHER KANE BREUER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have performed the first clinical trial evaluating the use of our TEVG as a conduit connecting the inferior vena cava to the pulmonary artery in children requiring modified Fontan surgery...
  37. Vessel Structure & Pressure:Transport and Atherogenesis
    DAVID RUMSCHITZKI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In particular, the pulmonary artery (PA) and the large veins such as the inferior vena cava and the saphenous vein are exposed to much lower transmural pressures than the large arteries and are ..
  38. Vessel Structure & Pressure:Transport and Atherogenesis
    DAVID RUMSCHITZKI; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In particular, the pulmonary artery (PA) and the large veins such as the inferior vena cava and the saphenous vein are exposed to much lower transmural pressures than the large arteries and are ..
  39. Ex vivo venous gene delivery by pulsed electric-fields
    Nagendu Dev; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..are: (1) to evaluate the efficiency of pulsed electric fields for ex vivo DNA transfer into cells of rat inferior vena cava and porcine saphenous vein, respectively...
  40. COMPACT, SERVO-REULATED CARDIO-PULMONARY SUPPORT SYSTEM
    THERESE DAVY; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..bypass flow will be determined as a function of venous uptake cannula type, vascular site (iliac vein, inferior vena cava, right atrium) and during pulsatile and non-pulsatile arterial return...
  41. Inflammation of reperfused heart: gene deletion
    Christie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..differences between murine cardiac microvascular endothelial cells and murine endothelial cells from the inferior vena cava, and explore potential mechanisms for stimulus specificity by comprehensively profiling mRNA levels for ..
  42. Inflammation of reperfused heart: gene deletion
    Christie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..differences between murine cardiac microvascular endothelial cells and murine endothelial cells from the inferior vena cava, and explore potential mechanisms for stimulus specificity by comprehensively profiling mRNA levels for ..
  43. Inflammation of reperfused heart: gene deletion
    Christie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..differences between murine cardiac microvascular endothelial cells and murine endothelial cells from the inferior vena cava, and explore potential mechanisms for stimulus specificity by comprehensively profiling mRNA levels for ..
  44. Inflammation of reperfused heart: gene deletion
    Christie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..differences between murine cardiac microvascular endothelial cells and murine endothelial cells from the inferior vena cava, and explore potential mechanisms for stimulus specificity by comprehensively profiling mRNA levels for ..
  45. GENE THERAPY DEVICE FOR TREATMENT OF HEMOPHILIA B
    DEBORAH BUFFINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..that is introducable and retractable via a percutaneous catheter insertion through the femoral vein into the inferior vena cava. The IVD may be used to deliver any desired compound via cell or gene therapy...
  46. CONTROL OF CIRCULATION DURING HEAT STRESS AND FEVER
    DUANE PROPPE; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..will be accomplished via inflation to pneumatic blood vessel occluders chronically implanted around the inferior vena cava and descending aorta...
  47. GENE THERAPY DEVICE FOR TREATMENT OF HEMOPHILIA BETA
    DEBORAH BUFFINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..that is introducable and retractable via a percutaneous catheter insertion through the femoral vein into the inferior vena cava. The IVD may be used to deliver any desired compound via cell or gene therapy...
  48. Free Radicals Influence the Pathogenesis of Venous Thrombosis
    Daniel Myers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thomas W. Wakefield and members of my research advisory committee. The second phase of this grant will focus on completion of the specific aims of the grant and allow for the candidate to develop independent areas of research. ..
  49. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  50. Percutaneous MR Guided Creation of a Meso-Caval Shunt
    Aravind Arepally; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  51. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  52. Prospective Investigation for Pulmonary Embolism Dx III
    Paul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Arterial baroreceptor unloading causes hypertension
    TERRY THRASHER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies will provide a new framework for understanding the development and maintenance of hypertension. ..
  54. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  55. Arterial baroreceptor unloading causes hypertension
    TERRY THRASHER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will provide a new framework for understanding the development and maintenance of hypertension. ..
  56. Arterial baroreceptor unloading causes hypertension
    TERRY THRASHER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will provide a new framework for understanding the development and maintenance of hypertension. ..
  57. Percutaneous MR Guided Creation of a Meso-Caval Shunt
    Aravind Arepally; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  58. Arterial baroreceptor unloading causes hypertension
    TERRY THRASHER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies will provide a new framework for understanding the development and maintenance of hypertension. ..
  59. Vein wall remodeling after DVT is matrix metalloproteinase dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal will provide important mechanistic insight into the pathophysiology of post-phelbitic syndrome with real potential translation to decreasing the morbidity from this under-acknowledged disease. ..
  60. Thrombus resolution is CXC chemokine dependent
    Peter Henke; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. Chitosan hemostatic device for laparoscopic applications
    Hua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Exercise, Power Loss and the Fontan: Are They Linked?
    Kevin Whitehead; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These patients make up a growing population of adults as about 2000 per year are saved and most are surviving into adulthood. (End of Abstract) ..
  63. Vascular Protective Role of Endothelin B Receptors
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DX-II
    Paul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..4) The team of investigators is strong, and has collaborated previously in successful research in PE. ..
  65. Vascular Mechanisms in Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The increased vascular smooth muscle reactivity occurs as a result of increased sensitivity of vascular smooth muscle to vasoconstrictors leading to increased ..
  66. Vascular Mechanisms in Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  67. Vascular Protective Role of Endothelin B Receptors
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. Vascular Protective Role of Endothelin B Receptors
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  69. Prospective Investigation for Pulmonary Embolism Dx III
    Paul Stein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. Vascular Mechanisms in Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The increased vascular smooth muscle reactivity occurs as a result of increased sensitivity of vascular smooth muscle to vasoconstrictors leading to increased ..
  71. Vascular Mechanisms in Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  72. Vascular Mechanisms in Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The increased vascular smooth muscle reactivity occurs as a result of increased sensitivity of vascular smooth muscle to vasoconstrictors leading to increased ..
  73. Vascular Protective Role of Endothelin B Receptors
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  74. Vascular Mechanisms in Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  75. Vascular Protective Role of Endothelin B Receptors
    RAOUF KHALIL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..