Acute renal vein thrombosis, oral contraceptives, and protein S deficiency: a successful catheter-directed thrombolysis.

@article{Kim2009AcuteRV,
  title={Acute renal vein thrombosis, oral contraceptives, and protein S deficiency: a successful catheter-directed thrombolysis.},
  author={H K Kim and Hyang Hee Choi and Jong-Min Lee and Seung Huh},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={687.e1-4}
}
Acute renal vein thrombosis (RVT) is a rare but noteworthy form of venous thromboembolism. Traditional management has been systemic anticoagulation with heparin, followed by warfarin. We report a case of acute RVT with multiple pulmonary emboli that occurred in a 40-year-old woman who was taking oral contraceptives and was subsequently found to have protein… CONTINUE READING