DOI: 10.25881/BPNMSC.2019.28.49.028


Mazayshvili K.V., Agalarov R.M., Gustelev Yu.A.

Surgut State University, Surgut


Endovenous laser obliteration (EVLO) has been routinely performed in all developed countries. In accordance with the law of large numbers, complications with a low probability began to be detected. Patient N., female, 38 years old, complained of a pain with redness of the skin in the projection of a varicose vein of the right leg. During ultrasound angioscanning, a thrombus was determined in the inflow of the right superior lower leg. The patient was prescribed anticogulant and compression therapy. The next day, against the background of anticoagulation, an EVLO GSV was performed, and day later, deep vein thrombosis of this limb arose. With a more thorough medical history taking, the patient indicated that she took vitamin C at 2 grams per day for 2 months. The review of the literatureprovides an attempt to show a previously obscure problem: the risk of thrombosis with large doses of vitamin C.

Keywords: endovenous laser ablation, complications, deep vein thrombosis, vitamin C.


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Mazayshvili K.V., Agalarov R.M., Gustelev Yu.A. Deep venous thrombosis after great saphenous vein endovenous laser ablation in the patient had intake of a large dose of vitamin c: a case report. Bulletin of Pirogov National Medical & Surgical Center. 2019;14(3):141-144. (In Russ.)