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Massive pulmonary embolism after application of an Esmarch bandage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15041624     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
IMPLICATIONS: Transesophageal echocardiography was highly valuable in finding the cause of sudden intraoperative cardiovascular collapse. The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support the failing right ventricle after emergent pulmonary embolectomy could help to rescue patients with massive pulmonary embolism.
Authors:
Chen-Wei Lu; Yi-Sharng Chen; Ming-Jiuh Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-25     Completed Date:  2004-04-19     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1187-9, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesia, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. canon@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Anesthesia, Spinal
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
Bandages / adverse effects*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Humans
Intraoperative Complications / etiology*
Male
Pulmonary Embolism / etiology*,  surgery
Tourniquets / adverse effects*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Anesth Analg. 2005 Jan;100(1):292-3; author reply 293   [PMID:  15616097 ]

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