Clinical and Economic Evaluation of the Trellis-8 Infusion Catheter for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Daniel E. Hilleman, Mahmood K. Razavi

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Purpose: To summarize the preliminary experience with the Trellis-8 infusion catheter (TIC) in the treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and compare the outcome to that with catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) by using a meta-analysis of published reports. Materials and Methods: Technical success, bleeding complications, and costs for patients treated with the TIC for DVT were reported through a voluntary, company-sponsored registry. Technical success was classified by using the National Venous Registry grading scale for DVT lysis (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-383
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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