ACUTE PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL EMBOLIZATION: GUEST EDITORIAL

@inproceedings{Egan1960ACUTEPA,
  title={ACUTE PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL EMBOLIZATION: GUEST EDITORIAL},
  author={Richard W. Egan},
  year={1960}
}
THE acute occlusion of a peripheral artery by an embolus poses a difficult problem in management for the internist and surgeon alike. The immediate mortality is disturbingly high. In this issue ofThe Journal, page 799, Goldowsky and Bowen report an immediate mortality of 37% in their series of 46 embolectomies in 42 patients. Andrus, 1 in 57 instances of peripheral arterial emboli treated without surgery, noted an immediate mortality of 32%. Rosenberg and associates 2 recently reported an… CONTINUE READING

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