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Poll 01/11/2018 – 30/11/2018

Ilio-femoral deep vein thrombosis

45 years old female patient presenting with painful swelling of the right limb during the last 24 hours. Wells score on admission was 4 points. The duplex ultrasound scanning revealed a femoropopliteal and iliac deep vein thrombosis. No other risk factors were present. No previous operations. No thrombophilia documented.

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Syncopal episode with spontaneous bleeding of common femoral artery and pulmonary embolism

Female patient, 72 yo, obesity, hypertension and cerebral hemorrhage in 2003 in her history. She was admitted due to a syncopal episode. Brain CT was negative. Body-CT revealed an active bleeding from the deep (PFA) and common femoral artery (CFA) and massive pulmonary thromboembolism (TEP). A selective embolization with Onyx and a covered stent was deployed to treat the bleeding. Catheter-directed thrombolysis (AngioJet) was performed to treat TEP and an IVC filter was deployed for DVT.

October 30, 2018 No Comments
Recorded video case

Aspiration thrombectomy for venous stent occlusion at the iliac vein

This a case of aspiration thrombectomy of an occluded venous stent after treatment of an iliac vein compression due to ovarian cancer. We used the Indigo thrombectomy catheter (Penumbra) to remove the clot and a Veniti stent (Boston Scientific) to optimize the final result. In this video, you will learn important steps of the procedure, tips and tricks for the use of the Indigo system as well as important features of both devices.

June 22, 2018 2 Comments

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