CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132-134

Pulmonary Embolism following Radiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Vein Treated with Thrombolytic Therapy: A Case Report and Review of Literature


1 Department of General Surgery, Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Vascular Surgery, Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Radiology, Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Center, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Palanisamy Jayakumar
Department of General Surgery, Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_1_17

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Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for varicose vein may have life-threatening complications such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (PE). Here, we reported a case report of PE following RFA, which required thrombolysis to save the patient.


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