The Use of a Greenfield Filter to Treat a Pregnant Woman for Internal Jugular Venous Thrombosis: Report of a Case

@article{Hirano2002TheUO,
  title={The Use of a Greenfield Filter to Treat a Pregnant Woman for Internal Jugular Venous Thrombosis: Report of a Case},
  author={Yasumitsu Hirano and Fuminori Kasashima and Yoshinobu Abe and Yasushi Matsumoto and Masamitsu Endo and Hisao Sasaki and Yoshio Takita},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={635-637}
}
Abstract.Internal jugular venous thrombosis is an unusual entity with the potential to develop into pulmonary embolism (PE). A 28-year-old woman at 15 weeks gestational age of pregnancy was referred to our hospital for pain and swelling on the left side of her neck. Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography of her neck revealed an occlusion of the left internal jugular vein. Left internal jugular venous thrombosis was thus diagnosed. She was successfully treated by placement of a… CONTINUE READING

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