Iliac Vein

Iliac vein refers to several veins (internal iliac vein, external iliac vein, and common iliac vein) located within the pelvis. May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) is a condition caused when the left iliac vein is compressed by the right iliac artery. 

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Vein Center

Tufts Medical Center’s Vein Center provides innovative treatments for spider veins, varicose veins, venous ulcers, pelvic congestion syndrome and other vein disorders.
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Doctors + Care Team

Mark D. Iafrati, MD

Mark D. Iafrati, MD

Title(s): Chief, Vascular Surgery; Director, Vascular Center; Director, Center for Vascular, Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine; Vascular Surgeon; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Vascular Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5019
Fax #: 617-636-8003

Complex vascular surgery, vascular biology, endovascular surgery, venous surgery, complex wound care

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