A minimally invasive procedure, Angiojet Rheolytic thrombectomy involves threading a catheter from an artery in the arm, neck, or leg to a peripheral vein blockage. Small instruments break up the blood clot with a saline spray and then remove it with suction.
Also Known As:
- Rapid lysis thrombectomy
- Venous thrombectomy
- Pulmonary surgery
- Vein surgery
- Blood clot surgery
Conditions Treated with Angiojet Rheolytic Thrombectomy:
Angiojet Rheolytic thrombectomy is used in order to treat peripheral vein thrombosis, deep vein thrombosis and a pulmonary embolism.