Endovascular Treatment Options in the Management of Lower Limb Deep Venous Thrombosis

  title={Endovascular Treatment Options in the Management of Lower Limb Deep Venous Thrombosis},
  author={Sarfraz Ahmed Nazir and Arul Ganeshan and Sheraz A. Nazir and Raman Uberoi},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
Lower limb deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a common cause of significant morbidity and mortality. Systemic anticoagulation therapy is the mainstay of conventional treatment instituted by most physicians for the management of DVT. This has proven efficacy in the prevention of thrombus extension and reduction in the incidence of pulmonary embolism and rethrombosis. Unfortunately, especially in patients with severe and extensive iliofemoral DVT, standard treatment may not be entirely adequate. This… CONTINUE READING


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