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Treatment for superficial infusion thrombophlebitis of the upper extremity

  1. Marcello Di Nisio1,2,*,
  2. Frank Peinemann3,
  3. Ettore Porreca4,
  4. Anne WS Rutjes5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group

Published Online: 17 MAR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011015

How to Cite

Di Nisio M, Peinemann F, Porreca E, Rutjes AWS. Treatment for superficial infusion thrombophlebitis of the upper extremity (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011015. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011015.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University "G. D'Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, Chieti, Italy

  2. 2

    Academic Medical Center, Department of Vascular Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  3. 3

    Children's Hospital, University of Cologne, Cologne, NW, Germany

  4. 4

    "University G. D'Annunzio" Foundation, Department of Medicine and Aging; Centre for Aging Sciences (Ce.S.I.), Internal Medicine Unit, Chieti, Chieti, Italy

  5. 5

    University of Bern, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), Bern, Switzerland

*Marcello Di Nisio,

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 17 MAR 2014




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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The aim of this review is to summarize the evidence from randomized clinical trials (RCTs) concerning the efficacy and safety of (topical, oral, or parenteral) medical therapy of superficial thrombophlebitis of the upper extremity.