The role of thrombolysis in the clinical management of deep vein thrombosis.

Abstract

The cornerstones of current management of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are the routine use of anticoagulant therapy, graduated elastic compression stockings, and early ambulation. Thrombolytic therapy was previously reserved only for patients with life-, limb-, or organ-threatening complications. However, the postthrombotic syndrome has been increasingly… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.110.213413

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