Current perspective of venous thrombosis in the upper extremity

L.E. Flinterman, F.J.M. van der Meer, F.R. Rosendaal, C.J.M. Doggen

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Abstract

Venous thrombosis of the upper extremity is a rare disease. Therefore, not as much is known about risk factors, treatment and the risk of recurrence as for venous thrombosis of the leg. Only central venous catheters and strenuous exercise are commonly known risk factors for an upper extremity venous thrombosis. In this review an overview of the different risk factors, possible treatments and the complications for patients with a venous thrombosis of the upper extremity is given
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1262-1266
JournalJournal of thrombosis and haemostasis
Volume6
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • IR-76890

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