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Detection and treatment of acute thromboembolic events in the lower extremities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21550510     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute procedural thromboembolic events are serious complications affecting both short- and long-term outcome. Patients at high risk include those undergoing catheter-based interventions for acute limb ischemia and long segment de novo or stented occlusions of the lower limb arteries. Additionally, debulking procedures and angioplasty/stenting of complex lesions in patients with advanced disease have also been associated with a higher risk of distal embolization and in situ thrombosis. This article includes a discussion of detection methods as well as preventive and treatment strategies.
Authors:
Mahmood K Razavi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1557-9808     ISO Abbreviation:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9806675     Medline TA:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  80-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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