Endovascular Thrombosis Treatment

  • Michael Temple
  • Anne Marie Cahill
  • Leonardo R. Brandão


The treatment of pediatric thrombosis is in evolution. In previous decades, anticoagulation and surgical thrombectomy were the only treatments available. Recently multiple generations of thrombolytic drugs and a number of endovascular thrombus removal techniques have been developed to improve patient outcomes. This chapter provides an overview of pediatric thrombosis and discusses current endovascular treatment methods.


International Normalize Ratio Kawasaki Disease Deep Venous Thrombosis Tissue Plasminogen Activator Arterial Thrombosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Temple
    • 1
  • Anne Marie Cahill
    • 2
  • Leonardo R. Brandão
    • 3
  1. 1.Hospital for Sick ChildrenUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyChildren’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Division of Hematology/OncologyThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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