Power-pulse spray thrombectomy for treatment of Paget-Schroetter syndrome.

@article{Shah2007PowerpulseST,
  title={Power-pulse spray thrombectomy for treatment of Paget-Schroetter syndrome.},
  author={Ami D. Shah and Danielle R Bajakian and Jeffrey W. Olin and Robert A. Lookstein},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2007},
  volume={188 5},
  pages={1215-7}
}
OBJECTIVE This initial single-center study describes three cases of axillary-subclavian vein thrombosis (Paget-Schroetter syndrome) treated with a rapid, novel thrombectomy technique, termed "power-pulse spray thrombectomy," in which a thrombolytic agent is directly infused into the clot via a catheter, followed by intravascular mechanical clot fracture and removal. CONCLUSION All patients in this series were treated in a single session. Complete clot removal was successfully achieved without… CONTINUE READING