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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 469619, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/469619
Case Report

Catheter-Induced Thrombosis of the Superior Vena Cava

Department of Cardiology, Civic Hospital, 57023 Cecina, Italy

Received 29 September 2012; Accepted 16 October 2012

Academic Editors: J.-W. Chen, N. Espinola-Zavaleta, and L. Masotti

Copyright © 2012 Elio Venturini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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