Posts Tagged ‘May Thurner syndrome’
Stephan Moll, MD writes… An article for patients discussing (a) IVC filters, (b) narrowing of the main left pelvic vein (May-Thurner syndrome) and (c) pelvic venous stents has just been published (http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/133/6/e383.full.pdf). Color images of anatomy, filters and stents are included as visual aids. The article may be helpful as handout material for patients in clinic.
Reference: Carroll S, Moll S. Circulation. 2016;133:e383-e387
Last updated: Feb 18th, 2016
Many people think of DVT and PE as a problem occurring in elderly people, but not in young and apparently healthy individuals. While it is certainly true that they occur more commonly in the elderly and in non-athletic overweight individuals, they can, nevertheless, happen in young, normal weight, and athletic people. Read the rest of this entry »