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Delayed pulmonary thrombectomy via a peripheral approach in the treatment of pulmonary embolism and sequelae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6179190     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Delayed unilateral pulmonary embolectomy via the peripheral approach has been performed in 12 patients suffering from chronic pulmonary vascular obstruction after a single or repeated embolisms. Arterial hypoxemia and pulmonary hypertension were present in all cases. Embolectomy was performed several months or years after the initial event. There were 2 early and one late death. The surviving patients are doing well clinically and show definite hemodynamic and angiographic improvement.
Authors:
V Dor; J Jourdan; R Schmitt; M Sabatier; J J Arnulf; P Kreitmann
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0171-6425     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1981 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-10     Completed Date:  1982-09-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  227-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Artery / radiography
Pulmonary Edema / etiology,  radiography
Pulmonary Embolism / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Pulmonary Heart Disease / complications

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