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  1. Long-term sequelae of spontaneous axillary-subclavian venous thrombosis.

    Article - En anglais

    Background 

    The frequency and severity of post-thrombotic sequelae after spontaneous axillary-subclavian venous thrombosis remain poorly known.

    Objective 

    To determine the late sequelae of conventionally treated spontaneous axillary-subclavian venous thrombosis.

    Design 

    Cross-sectional study.

    Setting 

    University department of vascular medicine.

    Patients 

    54 patients seen during an 18-year period (mean follow-up, 5 years).

    Measurements 

    Scores for the severity of post-thrombotic symptoms were graded on a numerical rating scale ranging from 0 to 10 and on a 6-point verbal rating scale.

    Ultrasonographic sequelae were classified as grade 0, normal flow ; grade 1, moderate obstruction ; or grade 2, severe obstruction or occlusion.

    Results 

    Verbal scores were « nil/negligible'in 47% of patients and » severe/intolerable'in 13% ; numerical scores were 0 to 3 in 78% of patients and 7 to 10 in 9%. Grade 2 ultrasonographic sequelae were found in 22% of cases.

    No relation was seen between ultrasonographic sequelae and symptom severity scores.

    Conclusion 

    The overall clinical outcome of spontaneous axillary-subclavian venous thrombosis is good, and there is no relation between the severity of late symptoms and ultrasonographic sequelae.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Thrombose, Veine sousclavière, Spontané, Anticoagulant, Chimiothérapie, Traitement, Séquelle, Long terme, Veine axillaire, Etude transversale, Randomisation, Evaluation, Imagerie ultrasonore, Aggravation, Résultat, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Thrombosis, Subclaviar vein, Spontaneous, Anticoagulant, Chemotherapy, Treatment, Sequela, Long term, Axillary vein, Cross sectional study, Randomization, Evaluation, Ultrasound imaging, Aggravation, Result, Human, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0504095

    Code Inist : 002B02G. Création : 22/03/2000.