Successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome.

@article{Walder2000SuccessfulPT,
  title={Successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome.},
  author={Beat Walder and David P Kapelanski and William R. Auger and Peter F. Fedullo},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2000},
  volume={117 5},
  pages={1520-2}
}
Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) is a congenital disorder characterized by a triad of cutaneous vascular nevi, soft tissue or bony hypertrophy, and varicose veins or venous malformations involving one or more extremities. An incidence of venous thromboembolism of up to 22% has been reported in this disorder. Also reported is the development of chronic… CONTINUE READING