European Journal of Dermatology


Free-floating thrombus in the femoral vein - a challenge in phlebologic diagnostics Volume 11, numéro 6, November - December 2001

Practice for Internal Medicine, Angiology and Cardiology, Kaiserstr. 104, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 564-8
  • Année de parution : 2001

Saphenous vein thrombophlebitis (SVT) is generally characterized by lack of significant progression and quick resolution. In most cases it may be treated effectively by means of external graduated compression and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory therapy. If thrombophlebitis affects a larger area and deeper veins show involvement, the guidelines of the German Phlebological Society state that the patient must be treated with heparin and concomitant [...]