Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Center

Superior vena cava syndrome is compression of the superior vena cava vein located in the upper chest. Causes of superior vena cava include

Symptoms of the syndrome include shortness of breath. Superior vena cava syndrome is diagnosed by ultrasound, chest x-ray, CT scan, and in some cases biopsy. Treatment depends upon the cause of the syndrome. Read more: Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Article

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