Paget-Schroetter syndrome therapy: failure of intravenous stents.


BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to show that intravenous stents (IS) are contraindicated in patients with thrombosis of the axillary-subclavian vein (Paget-Schroetter syndrome). METHODS Twenty-two patients had IS placed after balloon dilatation of the venous compression in the thoracic outlet. Each of the patients receiving IS had the diagnosis… (More)


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