Mechanical thrombectomy in deep venous thrombosis.

Multiple sequelae may occur after deep venous thrombosis (DVT) including acute limb symptoms, such as swelling and pain, valvular damage and reflux leading to chronic symptoms, and, the most serious, pulmonary embolism and death. Conventional therapy consists of anticoagulation with heparin and warfarin in the setting of an acute DVT, which prophylaxes… CONTINUE READING