Sharp recanalization for chronic left iliac vein occlusion

Nobutake Ito, Peter Isfort, Tobias Penzkofer, Jochen Grommes, Andreas Greiner, Andreas Mahnken

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Endovascular treatment has emerged as a firstline treatment for venous occlusions, but is sometimes challenging with conventional approaches. This article describes a helpful technique using a Rösch-Uchida needle to cross a chronic occlusion of the iliac vein when conventional techniques have failed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)938-941
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Aug 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Endovascular treatment
  • Iliac vein occlusion
  • Sharp recanalization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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