Journal of Invasive and Non-Invasive Cardiology

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Review Article - Journal of Invasive and Non-Invasive Cardiology (2019) Volume 2, Issue 2

A personal experience case series report in May-Thurner syndrome approach: the first 50 cases

 

May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) represents the most common known cause of non-thrombotic iliac vein obstruction. The most common symptoms are chronic extremity edema and pain, and MTS is also an important cause of acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) affecting the left inferior limb. In this scenario, an endovascular stent placement to relieve the extrinsic compression seems not only to alleviate these symptoms but also playing a role in preventing an acute DVT episode. The author presents his personal experience in a private practice, reporting the first 50 cases treated
 
Biography

Marcelo Fernandes Lima is Vascular Surgeon, titled as specialist in Vascular Surgery by the Brazilian Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery and by Brazilian Medical Association

Author(s): Marcelo Fernandes Lima

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