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Popliteal vein thrombosis after radiofrequency ablation of greater saphenous vein for varicose vein.
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PMID:  21035710     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous endovenous techniques, such as radiofrequency ablation (RFA), have become the preferred method for treatment for varicose veins associated with great saphenous vein (GSV) insufficiency. Reports have shown safety and efficacy of these techniques with relatively few complications. Deep venous thrombosis after RFA is rare and usually involves extension of thrombus from great saphenous vein to common femoral vein, hence the requirement for postoperative ultrasound. We report a case of symptomatic popliteal vein thrombosis after RFA of GSV requiring anti-coagulation.
Authors:
Tze-Woei Tan; Tze Tec Chong; Edward J Marcaccio
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1136.e13-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Vascular Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI 02904, USA.
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