Paget-Schroetter syndrome treated with thrombolytics and immediate surgery.

@article{Molina2007PagetSchroetterST,
  title={Paget-Schroetter syndrome treated with thrombolytics and immediate surgery.},
  author={J. Ernesto Molina and David J. Hunter and Charles A Dietz},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={328-34}
}
INTRODUCTION Reviewed are the results of the emergent treatment of effort thrombosis of the subclavian vein. The protocol calls for immediate thrombolysis, followed by surgery at the time of the acute event. The one-stage procedure includes decompression of the thoracic inlet by subclavicular removal of the first rib, subclavius muscle, scalenectomy, and vein patch plasty of the stenotic segment of the vein. METHODS Between July 1985 through June 2006, 114 patients presented with Paget… CONTINUE READING
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