Progression of superficial venous thrombosis to deep vein thrombosis.

  title={Progression of superficial venous thrombosis to deep vein thrombosis.},
  author={David L. Chengelis and Phillip J Bendick and John L. Glover and O. William Brown and Timothy J Ranval},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={24 5},
PURPOSE We have evaluated the progression of isolated superficial venous thrombosis to deep vein thrombosis in patients with no initial deep venous involvement. METHODS Patients with thrombosis isolated to the superficial veins with no evidence of deep venous involvement by duplex ultrasound examination were evaluated by follow-up duplex ultrasonography to determine the incidence of disease progression into the deep veins of the lower extremities. Initial and follow-up duplex scans evaluated… CONTINUE READING
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