Acute thrombotic subclavian artery occlusion treated with a new rotational thrombectomy device.

@article{Zeller2002AcuteTS,
  title={Acute thrombotic subclavian artery occlusion treated with a new rotational thrombectomy device.},
  author={Thomas Zeller and Ulrich Frank and Karlheinz Buergelin and Lutz Sinn and Barbara Horn and Helmut Roskamm},
  journal={Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={917-21}
}
PURPOSE To report the use of a new rotational thrombectomy device for percutaneous thrombectomy of an acutely occluded subclavian artery. CASE REPORT A 71-year-old woman with a history of multivessel coronary disease complained of sudden onset of pain at rest and paleness of the left arm. Duplex ultrasound showed a localized thrombotic occlusion of the postvertebral subclavian artery and another at the bifurcation of the brachial artery. After angiographic confirmation, the subclavian artery… CONTINUE READING