Iliac vein compression syndrome: Clinical, imaging and pathologic findings.

@article{Brinegar2015IliacVC,
  title={Iliac vein compression syndrome: Clinical, imaging and pathologic findings.},
  author={Katelyn N Brinegar and Rahul A Sheth and Ali Khademhosseini and Jemianne Bautista and Rahmi Oklu},
  journal={World journal of radiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 11},
  pages={375-81}
}
May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) is the pathologic compression of the left common iliac vein by the right common iliac artery, resulting in left lower extremity pain, swelling, and deep venous thrombosis. Though this syndrome was first described in 1851, there are currently no standardized criteria to establish the diagnosis of MTS. Since MTS is treated by a wide array of specialties, including interventional radiology, vascular surgery, cardiology, and vascular medicine, the need for an established… CONTINUE READING