Management of pulmonary embolism with rheolytic thrombectomy.


BACKGROUND Catheter thrombectomy combining thrombus destruction with local thrombolysis has been used in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) who are unstable or have significant right heart dysfunction, but have contraindications to systemic thrombolytic therapy. OBJECTIVES To assess the outcomes of patients who underwent pulmonary embolectomy using a… (More)


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@article{Ferrigno2011ManagementOP, title={Management of pulmonary embolism with rheolytic thrombectomy.}, author={Lisa Ferrigno and Robert Bloch and Judson Threlkeld and Thomas A Demlow and Raman Kansal and Riyad C Karmy-Jones}, journal={Canadian respiratory journal}, year={2011}, volume={18 4}, pages={e52-8} }