Successful Endovascular Left Iliac Vein Stent Insertion Treatment of Acute DVT-May Thurner Syndrome
Volume 1 ; Issue 2 ; in Month : Jun-Dec (2018) Article No : 108
May-Thurner Syndrome also known as “Iliac Vein Compression Syndorme” or Cockett’s Syndrome. In this Syndrome the left common iliac vein is compressed by the right common iliac artery and ıt causes development of deep vein thrombosis. Anticoagulant therapy is one of the most choosen protocol for this Syndrome but is has alone is highly risky for the development of pulmonary embolism and early recurrence.
We report a case of May-Thurner Syndrome with the treatment of Catheter-guided thrombolysis and angioplasty with stent implantation, we think this is a safe and effective method for May-Thurner syndrome.
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