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Occlusion of persistent left superior vena cava to unroofed coronary sinus using vena cava filter and coils.
  1. J. T. Heng,
  2. J. V. De Giovanni
  1. Heart Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital, NHS Trust, United Kingdom.


    A 48 year old female with complex cyanotic heart disease and pulmonary hypertension was partly cyanosed because of a persistent left superior vena cava draining into an unroofed coronary sinus. The left superior vena cava, which measured 22 mm in diameter, was successfully occluded with a Günther Tulip Vena Cava Mreye Filter which acted as a barrier for embolisation coils.

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