• Corpus ID: 49222886

Modern Management of Deep Venous Thrombosis

  title={Modern Management of Deep Venous Thrombosis},
  author={Mohsen Sharifi and Vein Clinic},
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a common and underdiagnosed disease spectrum with a high mor- tality and morbidity. For over 50 years it has been treated with different forms of heparin and vitamin K antagonists (VKA). It is not merely an acute event but the beginning of a chronic disease process that could continue for the rest of a patient's life. Over the last 5 years new oral anticoagulants have been introduced that can replace VKA in the majority of patients. Additionally there are now… 
1 Citations

Figures from this paper



Advanced management of acute iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis: emergency department and beyond.

  • C. Pollack
  • Medicine
    Annals of emergency medicine
  • 2011

A systematic review of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy in the treatment of deep venous thrombosis.

Thrombolysis for acute deep vein thrombosis.

The effects of thrombolytic therapy and anticoagulation alone for the management of people with acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the lower limb as determined by the effects on pulmonary embolism, recurrent venous thrombi, major bleeding, post-thrombotic complications, venous patency and venous function were assessed.

Economic burden of long-term complications of deep vein thrombosis after total hip replacement surgery in the United States.

  • J. CapriniM. Botteman A. Cohen
  • Medicine
    Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • 2003
US cost estimates of the long-term complications of a primary deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including the post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) and recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE), are provided.

Thrombus Obliteration by Rapid Percutaneous Endovenous Intervention in Deep Venous Occlusion (TORPEDO) Trial: Midterm Results

In patients with proximal DVT, PEVI is superior to anticoagulation alone in the reduction of VTE and PTS, which appears early in the course of treatment and extends to >2.5 years.

Long-term results of venous thrombectomy combined with a temporary arterio-venous fistula.

Review of an article: oral rivaroxaban for symptomatic venous thromboembolism. The EINSTEIN Investigators et al. N Engl J Med 2010; 363(26):2499-2510.

  • J. Nunnelee
  • Medicine
    Journal of vascular nursing : official publication of the Society for Peripheral Vascular Nursing
  • 2011

Catheter-directed thrombolysis for lower extremity deep venous thrombosis: report of a national multicenter registry.

Catheter-directed thrombolysis is safe and effective for treatment of symptomatic lower extremity deep venous thrombosis (DVT), andysis grade was predictive of 1-year patency rate.