A Study of Tumor Excision with Inferior Vena Cava Resection and Reconstruction Outcomes


About this study

The purpose of this study is to review the outcomes and technical aspects of inferior vena cava reconstruction and/or resection in the setting of retroperitoneal tumor excision.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients treated by surgery for malignancy that had an inferior vena cava resection and/or reconstruction related to the procedure.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • None.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Thomas Bower, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Thomas Bower M.D.

(507) 284-4751


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Additional contact information

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Phone: 855-776-0015 (toll-free)

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