Factors influencing the incidence of endovenous heat-induced thrombosis (EHIT).

@article{Rhee2013FactorsIT,
  title={Factors influencing the incidence of endovenous heat-induced thrombosis (EHIT).},
  author={Soo J Rhee and Nancy L Cantelmo and Mark Frederick Conrad and Julianne Stoughton},
  journal={Vascular and endovascular surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={207-12}
}
INTRODUCTION Extension of thrombus from the great saphenous vein into the common femoral vein can be an early postprocedural complication of endothermal ablation (ETA). METHODS A retrospective review was performed over a 3-year period. Intraprocedural ultrasound images demonstrating the distance of the catheter tip to the saphenofemoral junction (SFJ) were available for 519 procedures, and this distance was measured. RESULTS Twenty-one (4.0%) cases of endovenous heat-induced thrombus (EHIT… CONTINUE READING