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REVIEW  LATEST FRONTIERS OF HEMODYNAMICS, IMAGING AND TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE VENOUS DISEASE 

Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2018 June;25(2):156-64

DOI: 10.23736/S1824-4777.18.01339-6

Copyright © 2018 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Thromboaspiration device in the treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

Carlo SETACCI 1 , Marco TADIELLO 1, Francesco SETACCI 2, Gianmarco DE DONATO 1, Matteo TOZZI 3, Domenico BENEVENTO 1, Patrizio CASTELLI 3, Giancarlo PALASCIANO 1

1 Unit of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medical Surgical and Neurological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy; 2 Department of Vascular Surgery IRCCS Multimedica, Milan, Italy; 3 Unit of Vascular Surgery, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Circolo University Teaching Hospital, University of Insubria School of Medicine, Varese, Italy


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Venous thromboembolism, which includes deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, is the third leading vascular disease after acute myocardial infarction and stroke. This review is focused on the treatment of venous thromboembolism, the current guidelines and the devices available for the endovascular procedures.


KEY WORDS: Venous thrombosis - Pulmonary embolism - Instrumentation

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