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Successful thrombolytic therapy with recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator for massive pulmonary embolism -A case report-.
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PMID:  20652001     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Massive pulmonary embolism is associated with significant perioperative morbidity and mortality. We report here on a case of a 69-year-old man who suffered a massive pulmonary embolism with pulseless electrical activity during knee arthroscopic surgery. After a diagnosis was made by performing transthoracic echocardiography, the patient was treated with recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator. The patient was transferred to the intensive care unit after his hemodynamic status improved. The patient went on to make a full cardiopulmonary recovery without any complications.
Authors:
Min Soo Kim; Kye-Min Kim; Seung-Hoon Woo; Yun Hee Lim; Jun Heum Yon; Seung-Gyu Jeon
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Korean journal of anesthesiology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  2005-7563     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean J Anesthesiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-23     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101502451     Medline TA:  Korean J Anesthesiol     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  56-60     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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