Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2012 • VOLUME 18 • №4

Surgical treatment of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava

Zotov S.P.1, Panov I.O.1, Tereshin O.S.2, Vazhenin A.V.2

1) Department of Vascular Surgery, Municipal Clinical Hospital No 8
2) Chelyabinsk Regional Clinical Oncological Dispensary, Chelyabinsk, Russia

The presented review of the literature is generalization of the currently existing data of foreign and Russian literature concerning treatment of a rare non-organic retroperitoneal tumour from smooth-muscle tissue, i. e., leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava. The authors also formulate and lay down the basic principles of surgical interventions depending on the scope and level of the lesion, as well statistical analysis of the outcomes of surgical management of the this severely ill patient cohort.

KEY WORDS: leiomyosarcoma, inferior vena cava, surgical management.

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