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Pulmonary embolectomy in the neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6617291     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary embolectomy under cardiopulmonary bypass was performed on a six-day-old infant. The clinical presentation suggested cyanotic congenital heart disease secondary to pulmonary stenosis or atresia with intact ventricular septum. At operation, a large blood clot was found completely occluding a normal pulmonary valve. The use of prostaglandin E1 facilitated cardiac catheterization and emergency surgery.
Authors:
R J Moreno-Cabral; J A Breitweser
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1983 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-11-23     Completed Date:  1983-11-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  502-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Cyanosis / etiology
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / complications
Heart Catheterization
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Pulmonary Embolism / complications,  surgery*

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