Primary subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis: consensus and commentary.

  title={Primary subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis: consensus and commentary.},
  author={Robert B. Rutherford and Scott N. Hurlbert},
  journal={Cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={4 4},
Fifteen multiple-choice questions concerning options in the management of primary subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis were discussed by a panel of experts and then voted upon by 25 attending vascular surgeons with a special interest in venous disease and considerable experience in subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis. The large majority favored, or agreed upon: (1) early clot removal for active, healthy patients with a need/desire to use the involved limb in work or sport; (2) catheter-directed… CONTINUE READING


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