Acute neoplastic arterial embolism after pneumonectomy.

Abstract

Intra-arterial tumour embolism after pneumonectomy is a known but rare complication. It arises because of tumour involvement of pulmonary veins. Usual outcome of this complication is grave when embolism is to a major vessel. If embolism occurs in a peripheral circulation, timely intervention can avoid significant morbidity. We report a case where… (More)

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