Paget-Schroetter Syndrome: Review of Pathogenesis and Treatment of Effort Thrombosis

@inproceedings{Alla2010PagetSchroetterSR,
  title={Paget-Schroetter Syndrome: Review of Pathogenesis and Treatment of Effort Thrombosis},
  author={Venkata Mahesh Alla and Nagendra Natarajan and Manu Kaushik and Rugmini Warrier and Chandra K. Nair},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2010}
}
Effort thrombosis, or Paget-Schroetter Syndrome, refers to axillary-subclavian vein thrombosis associated with strenuous and repetitive activity of the upper extremities. Anatomical abnormalities at the thoracic outlet and repetitive trauma to the endothelium of the subclavian vein are key factors in its initiation and progression. The role of hereditary and acquired thrombophilias is unclear. The pathogenesis of effort thrombosis is thus distinct from other venous thromboembolic disorders… CONTINUE READING
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