Why is surgical treatment of venous insufficiency challenging in patients with Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber (KTW) syndrome?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Robert Weiss, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Surgical attempts to treat the abnormal refluxing veins in KTW syndrome are fraught with peril because postoperative worsening of venous abnormalities is common.


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