Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 2021 Mar 15;24(1):100733. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Assistant Professor, Department of Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:
Iliac vein stenosis is a clinical condition resulting from external compression of the iliocaval venous unit with the consequent remodeling of the vascular wall, hemodynamic alterations, and predisposition to venous thrombosis. As such, the most common indications for percutaneous endovascular iliac vein stenting supported by the literature, include the management of thrombotic and non-thrombotic iliac venous lesions associated with advanced chronic venous disease (CVD). However, its clinical presentation is variable, and it may also include features associated with PeVD such as chronic pelvic pain, perineal heaviness, urinary urgency, postcoital pain, and vulvar or superficial non-saphenous veins varicosities. Read More