Mechanical thrombectomy of acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis with use of an Arrow-Trerotola percutaneous thrombectomy device.

@article{Lee2006MechanicalTO,
  title={Mechanical thrombectomy of acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis with use of an Arrow-Trerotola percutaneous thrombectomy device.},
  author={Kwang-Hun Lee and Heon Han and Kyo Joon Lee and Choon-Sik Yoon and Seung Hyoung Kim and Jong Yoon Won and Do Yun Lee},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={487-95}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the immediate and 1-year clinical outcomes of mechanical thrombectomy with use of the Arrow-Trerotola percutaneous thrombectomy device (PTD) with or without low-dose urokinase in the treatment of acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT). MATERIALS AND METHODS Mechanical thrombectomy with the PTD was performed in 25 patients with acute iliofemoral DVT. Thrombolytic therapy with low-dose urokinase was used in all patients without contraindications (n = 20). Other… CONTINUE READING