Catheter-Directed Venous Thrombolysis - CaVenT

Description:

Acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a fairly prevalent problem, which can be associated with significant morbidity, especially venous dysfunction resulting in post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) (pain, swelling, a sensation of heaviness, edema, pigmentation, and deterioration of the skin, including venous ulcers in severe cases). The current trial sought to determine if catheter-directed thrombolysis would be of incremental benefit over routine management in reducing the incidence ...