The post-thrombotic syndrome after upper extremity deep venous thrombosis in adults: a systematic review.

@article{Elman2006ThePS,
  title={The post-thrombotic syndrome after upper extremity deep venous thrombosis in adults: a systematic review.},
  author={Elyssa E Elman and Susan R. Kahn},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2006},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={609-14}
}
BACKGROUND Post-thrombotic syndrome is a chronic, potentially debilitating complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremity. Comparatively little is known about post-thrombotic syndrome after upper extremity DVT (UEDVT). OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic review of clinical studies that have examined the incidence, clinical features, risk factors and management of post-thrombotic syndrome after UEDVT. METHODS Using combinations of keywords venous thrombosis, postphlebitic… CONTINUE READING