Evaluation of a new treatment strategy for Paget-Schroetter syndrome: spontaneous thrombosis of the axillary-subclavian vein.

@article{Machleder1993EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a new treatment strategy for Paget-Schroetter syndrome: spontaneous thrombosis of the axillary-subclavian vein.},
  author={H I Machleder},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={305-15; discussion 316-7}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a staged, multimodal algorithm of therapy for durable correction of Paget-Schroetter syndrome. METHODS Fifty consecutive patients were entered into a sequential treatment program for spontaneous axillary-subclavian vein thrombosis. Forty-three had initial thrombolytic or anticoagulant treatment followed by longer-term warfarin sodium therapy. Thirty-six (72%) underwent surgical correction of the underlying structural… CONTINUE READING

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