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Endovascular Recanalization for Chronic Left Iliac Vein Occlusion

Paulo Eduardo Ocke Reis1,2*

1Department of Specialized and General Surgery, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2Vascular Clinic Ocke Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

*Corresponding Author:
Paulo Eduardo Ocke Reis
Department of Specialized and General Surgery
Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tel: +55 21 2629-5000
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: December 24, 2017; Accepted date: December 26, 2017; Published date: December 29, 2017

Citation: Reis PEO (2017) Endovascular Recanalization for Chronic Left Iliac Vein Occlusion. J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2:36. doi: 10.21767/2573-4482.100069

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Endovascular Surgery; Endovascular procedure; Iliac vein; Iliac artery; Venous stent; May-thurner syndrome

Clinical Image

May –Thurner challenging case using endovascular procedures to treat chronic left vein occlusion.

Step by step:

1. After bilateral vein femoral access we did phlebography (FIGURE A).

2. Trying to cross the occlusion with special guide wires and micro catheter, pigtail to measure the length of the balloons and stent (FIGURES B-D).

3. After crossing the lesion we did progressive balloon angioplasty (FIGURES E and F).

4. Stent implantation (FIGURE G).

5. Phlebography showing the final result (FIGURE H) [1-8].



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