Upper extremity vein thrombosis: etiologic categories, precipitating causes, and management.

@article{Sakakibara1999UpperEV,
  title={Upper extremity vein thrombosis: etiologic categories, precipitating causes, and management.},
  author={Yuzuru Sakakibara and Osamu Shigeta and Susumu Ishikawa and Yuji Hiramatsu and Tomoaki Jikuya and Masataka Onizuka and Teruo Mitsui},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={547-53}
}
Although an increasing incidence of upper extremity venous thrombosis (U/E-DVT) has been reported, a relative paucity of information regarding the etiologic categories, precipitating causes, and proper management for this disorder is available. To settle on a strategy for the management of U/E-DVT, retrospective analyses were performed using records from the authors' hospital. In 12 patients (seven men, five women), 61 (mean) years of age, diagnosed as having symptomatic venography-proved U/E… CONTINUE READING

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