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Delayed fatal pulmonary hemorrhage complicating use of a balloon flotation catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4025943     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of delayed fatal pulmonary hemorrhage caused by a balloon flotation catheter is described. The catheter was inserted preoperatively. The patient died on the 14th postoperative day from massive hemorrhage in the right pleural space after 12 days without any clinical symptoms. Pulmonary artery rupture is documented by the autopsy findings.
Authors:
M I Klibaner; J A Hayes; D Dobnick; J R McCormick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1985 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-09-04     Completed Date:  1985-09-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  358-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Catheterization / adverse effects*
Female
Hemorrhage / etiology,  mortality*
Humans
Pulmonary Artery / injuries*
Rupture
Time Factors

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