Epidemiology and treatment strategies of iliac vein thrombophlebitis

Anahita Dua, Sapan S. Desai, Naveen Kumar, Jennifer Heller

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Introduction: This study aimed to determine the epidemiology of iliac vein thrombophlebitis and describe gender differences associated with the management of this pathology. Methods: The 2010 National Inpatient Sample was retrospectively reviewed to include all inpatients with ICD-9 codes identifying iliac vein thrombophlebitis (451.81). Demographics, disposition, anticoagulation, thrombolytics, stent placement, open operative intervention, complications (deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism), and mortality rates were reported. Statistical analysis included descriptive statistics and Student’s t-testing with P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)599-601
Number of pages3
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2015



  • Iliac vein thrombophlebitis
  • incidence of iliac vein thrombophlebitis
  • thrombophlebitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Surgery

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