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    Archives de pediatrie…
    2000

[Chronic cor pulmonale and refractory hypoxemia following pulmonary embolism in a six-month-old infant: surgical management by thromboendarterectomy].

@article{Caeymaex2000ChronicCP,
  title={[Chronic cor pulmonale and refractory hypoxemia following pulmonary embolism in a six-month-old infant: surgical management by thromboendarterectomy].},
  author={Laurence Caeymaex and Philippe Jacques Durand and Virginie Lambert and J. M. Retbi and Denis J Devictor},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 8},
  pages={
          851-4
        }
}
UNLABELLED A diagnosis of pulmonary embolism is uncommon in the infant and the child, and chronic cor pulmonale secondary to pulmonary embolism is an even rarer occurrence. CASE REPORT In this study, a case of pulmonary embolism in a 6-month-old male infant has been reported. His past history included preterm birth, and severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia, with prolonged oxygen dependency. The positive diagnosis was based on cardiac ultrasound examination, with the direct imaging of a right… CONTINUE READING