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Relief of iliofemoral vein occlusion with the Palma bypass in a patient with Klippel Trenaunay syndrome.
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PMID:  14670026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Klippel Trenaunay syndrome is usually managed conservatively with surgery reserved for patients with symptomatic but mild cosmetic deformity or persistent venous hypertension despite nonoperative measures. Deep venous reconstruction is necessary in a small group of patients who present with significant chronic venous insufficiency due to hypoplastic, absent, or occluded deep venous outflow. Most often, venous outflow occlusion results from inadequate or surgically removed superficial collateral veins or from complications of endovascular procedures. In this article, we review the English-language literature and the Mayo Clinic experience, and report on a patient with Klippel Trenaunay syndrome who developed symptomatic iliofemoral venous occlusion following iliac vein stenting, which was successfully treated with a crossover saphenofemoral vein (Palma) bypass.
Gustavo S Oderich; Jean M Panneton; Audra A Noel; Jan M Hofer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0890-5096     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2003 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-12     Completed Date:  2004-01-29     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55901, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Femoral Vein / surgery*
Iliac Vein / surgery*
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome / complications*
Saphenous Vein / transplantation*
Venous Thrombosis / surgery*

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