Marieve Pellerin

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Caval filters have proved essential to the progress being made in the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism. A prospective multicenter study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and possible complications relating to the LGM Vena-Tech percutaneous caval filter, which has been used in Europe since 1989. A total of 222 patients who had undergone LGM(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiac arrest following a massive pulmonary embolism in pregnancy or the puerperium is a rare and catastrophic event. CASE We describe a case of massive pulmonary embolism with cardiac arrest in a 36-year-old patient, presenting 48 hours postpartum. She was treated with thrombolytic therapy and suffered a massive hemorrhage thereafter, which(More)
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