The case for thrombolysis for iliofemoral venous thrombosis

Eric K. Peden, Wei Zhou, Ruth L. Bush, Alan B. Lumsden, Peter H. Lin

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Deep venous thrombosis and its consequences remain a significant clinical challenge despite advances in the current healthcare system. The use of thrombolytic therapy has played an important role in the management of both arterial and venous thrombotic conditions. In this article, relevant clinical evidence and rationale in support of thrombolytic therapy in ileofemoral deep venous thrombosis are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-147
Number of pages9
JournalSeminars in Vascular Surgery
Issue number3 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Sep 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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