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Minerva Cardioangiologica 2014 August;62(4):343-57

Copyright © 2014 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Review of current technologies for thromboembolism management

Taleb M. 1, Puffer A. J. 2, Moza A. 1, Elahinia M. 2, Cooper C. J. 1

1 Department of Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH, USA; 2 Dynamic and Smart Systems Laboratory, Mechanical Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA


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Percutaneous thrombectomy is being widely used as a sole therapy or as an adjunct to other therapies for the management of thrombotic occlusions in arteries, veins and grafts. Various techniques used can be broadly classified under percutaneous aspiration thrombectomy, pull-back thrombectomy and trapping, recirculation mechanical thrombectomy, direct contact/non-recirculation thrombectomy and direct or indirect ultrasound thrombectomy. In the following article, we will provide a review of these techniques describing the commonly utilized devices and their characteristics.

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