Table 2 Effectiveness of the Wallstent endoprosthesis in relieving malignant superior vena cava obstruction following failure of primary therapy
StudyPatient NoPrior therapyPatient with lung cancerEffectiveness (%)Recurrence (%)Follow-up (months)
Monaco1940RT (33)329046
C (33)
Stock2214RT (5)1283253
C (4)
Dinkel2384RT (28)739922NS
C (54)
Kim2510RT (6)10100206.7
C (2)
Dyet2617RT (14)1210012NS
Courtheoux2720RT (10)169515NS
C (19)
Nicholson2876RT (NS)581009.8NS
C (NS)
Hennequin2915RT (6)139303
C (13)
  • C, chemotherapy; NS, not specified; RT, radiotherapy.