Deep Vein Obstruction: Management Strategies

  • Subramoniam Vaidyanathan


Chronic obstruction of the venous system in the lower limb is commonly encountered in the femoroiliocaval segment and the commonest pathology is post-thrombotic. Nonthrombotic iliac vein lesion, due to extra luminal compression, is now increasingly identified as a cause for chronic venous disorder. In the infrainguinal segment, obstructions result from post-thrombotic pathology.


Patency Rate Iliac Vein Outflow Obstruction PTFE Graft Secondary Patency Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General SurgeryAmrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita LaneKochiIndia

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