Local thrombolytic therapy for axillary vein thrombosis

Halevy, A.; Leonov, J.; Lewinsohn, G.; Witz, E.; Shosayev, D.; Orda, R.

Harefuah 118(10): 571-572

1990


ISSN/ISBN: 0017-7768
PMID: 2358215
Document Number: 366236
Deep vein thrombosis of the upper limb is much rarer than that of the lower limb. Despite conventional treatment with systemic heparin, there are residual symptoms in many patients. An alternative method of local thrombolytic therapy was used with success in a 30-year-old- woman with thrombosis in her arm. 1 year later she is well and symptom-free.

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