Diagnosis and management of deep vein thrombosis of the upper extremity: a review

@article{Baarslag2004DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of deep vein thrombosis of the upper extremity: a review},
  author={Henk Jan Baarslag and Maria M. W. Koopman and Jim A. Reekers and Edwin van Beek},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={1263-1274}
}
Deep vein thrombosis of the upper extremity is an increasing clinical problem due to the use of long-term indwelling catheters for chemotherapy or long-term feeding. The clinical diagnosis is difficult to make, and various imaging modalities have been used for this purpose. The use of (interventional) radiological procedures has been advancing in recent years. This review describes the clinical background, the imaging modalities that may be employed, treatment options and outcome of patients… CONTINUE READING