The role of Kuwait in the development of early thrombus removal in patients with acute iliofemoral vein thrombosis: in memory of Dr. Nael Al-Naqeeb


01 January 2014


doi: 10.1159/000356858


Many physicians in Kuwait have contributed to the development of the management of acute iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis utilizing open surgical thrombectomy for early thrombus removal. This concept is now accepted around the world, with new endovascular procedures replacing open surgery. Its development is described and the latest guidelines for early thrombus removal are presented.

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