Recurrent left-leg venous thrombosis in a woman despite a therapeutic international normalized ratio

Sharaf, Mahmoud
October 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/25/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 9, p1032
Academic Journal
Presents the case of a 43-year-old woman with recurrent left-leg venous thrombosis. Diagnosis of the disease; Comparison of May-Thurner syndrome with deep-vein thrombosis; Information on May-Thurner syndrome.


Related Articles

  • Thrombosis and hemostasis in renal disease.  // Kidney International;Aug1994, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p287 

    Discusses the initiation of normal thrombosis and hemostasis in renal disease. Exposure of subendothelial structures to flowing blood; Formation of solid hemostatic plug; Adhesion of platelets to the site of injury.

  • Venous Velocity Increase with a Pneumatic Foot Compression Garment. Ilgenfritz, Frederick M.; Meier, Jack R. // Angiology;Nov1994, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p949 

    Intermittent compression garments have been widely accepted for prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis. They have broad applicability in both elective and emergent situations. Development of a new type of garment that acts to compress the plantar plexus of the foot provides a potential method of...

  • Managements for lateral sinus thrombosis: does it need the ligation of internal jugular vein or anticoagulants? Jun Ho Lee; Seong Jun Choi; Keehyun Park; Yun-Hoon Choung // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Jan2009, Vol. 266 Issue 1, p51 

    The purposes of this study were to review the clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of patients with lateral sinus thrombosis (LST) and to discuss the need of internal jugular vein (IJV) ligation or anticoagulants. We retrospectively reviewed the charts of five patients (1 male and 4...

  • ADP Receptor Antagonism: What’s in the Pipeline? Angiolillo, Dominick J. // American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p423 

    ADP is one of the most important mediators of both physiologic hemostasis and thrombosis. Development and utilization of agents that block ADP receptors on the platelet membrane, namely thienopyridines, has represented a major advancement for treatment of patients undergoing percutaneous...

  • P2Y[sub12] regulates platelet adhesion/activation, thrombus growth, and thrombus stability in injured arteries. Andre, Patrick; Delaney, Suzanne M.; LaRocca, Thomas; Vincent, Diana; DeGuzman, Francis; Jurek, Marzena; Koller, Beverley; Phillips, David R.; Conley, Pamela B. // Journal of Clinical Investigation;Aug2003, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p398 

    Presents a study which determined the role of P2Y[sub12] in platelet thrombosis and how its complete absence affects the thrombotic process. Key steps of thrombosis; Mediators of primary hemostasis; Antiplatelet strategies proven successful for the prevention of major arterial thrombosis.

  • Minding the gaps to promote thrombus growth and stability. Brass, Lawrence F.; Zhu, Li; Stalker, Timothy J. // Journal of Clinical Investigation;Dec2005, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p3385 

    Efforts to understand the role of platelets in hemostasis and thrombosis have largely focused on the earliest events of platelet activation, those that lead to aggregation. Although much remains to be learned about those early events, this Review examines a later series of events: the...

  • Health Update. Dawood, Richard // Conde Nast Traveler;Mar2004, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p68 

    Reports on the increased risk of thrombosis or blood clots for travelers on long-haul flights. Discovery of a higher than expected incidence of blood clots in a number of passengers; Aspirin believed to offer less protection than was previously thought; Recommendations made to prevent...

  • Megakaryocyte biology and related disorders. Pang, Liyan; Weiss, Mitchell J.; Poncz, Mortimer // Journal of Clinical Investigation;Dec2005, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p3332 

    Platelets, derived from megakaryocytes, have an essential role in thrombosis and hemostasis. Over the past 10 years, a great deal of new information has been obtained concerning the various aspects of hematopoiesis necessary to maintain a steady-state platelet level to support physiologic...

  • Thrombosis of Congenital Double Popliteal Vein: Case Report. Bronzi, Giovanna; Venarucci, Vincenzo; Delle Monache, Guido; Scudieri, Maria; Bellagamba, Giovanni // Angiology;Oct1989, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p933 

    The authors present the case of a patient with phlebothrombosis of the left lower limb, not diagnosed with traditional ultrasonographic methods (Doppler c w) but recognized by the echo Doppler (duplex scanner) method. The diagnosis was made difficult by the presence of a congenital double left...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics