Inferior Vena Caval Masses

Jing Ping Sun*, William J. Stewart, James D. Thomas

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPractical Handbook of Echocardiography
Subtitle of host publication101 Case Studies
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781405195560
StatePublished - Jul 8 2010


  • Detection of inferior vena cava (IVC)
  • Due to the direct connection between the renal vein and IVC
  • Metastatic mass to right atrium (RA)
  • Previous studies have reported that the most common causes of IVC
  • Supporting the use of TTE as an effective screening modality
  • TTE and TEE underestimated the level of IVC involvement in three patients with a level II mass
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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