Catheter-Directed Therapy Options for Iliofemoral Venous Thrombosis

Deepak Sudheendra, Suresh Vedantham

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Proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is linked to a 50% risk of pulmonary embolism and a 50% risk of postthrombotic syndrome. This article reviews catheter-directed thrombolysis options for iliofemoral DVT and discusses the risks, benefits, and techniques commonly used in performing endovascular procedures for iliofemoral DVT.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-265
Number of pages11
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2018


  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Iliac vein compression
  • May Thurner syndrome
  • Postthrombotic syndrome
  • Pulmonary embolism


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