The effect of Angiojet rheolytic thrombectomy in the endovascular treatment of lower extremity deep venous thrombosis.
Phlebology 2017 Jan 1:268355517711792. Epub 2017 Jan 1.
2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.
Objective To evaluate the clinical safety and effectiveness of percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy in patients with acute lower extremity deep venous thrombosis. Method Sixty-eight consecutive patients with acute massive lower extremity deep venous thrombosis were included in this retrospective study. A percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy device (Angiojet ® Rheolytic thrombectomy catheter, Boston Scientific, Marlborough, MA, USA) was used in all patients in an angiography suite through ipsilateral popliteal vein access. Read More