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Massive Pulmonary Embolism after Hip Surgery with a Mobile, Snake-Like Right Atrial Thrombus Successfully Treated with Open Heart Surgery

@inproceedings{Khan2017MassivePE,
  title={Massive Pulmonary Embolism after Hip Surgery with a Mobile, Snake-Like Right Atrial Thrombus Successfully Treated with Open Heart Surgery},
  author={Jahangir Khan and Juha Hautalahti and Jari O. Laurikka},
  year={2017}
}
Surgical embolectomy for pulmonary embolism and intracardiac thrombus is a rare but occasionally required procedure that should be considered when anticoagulation and/or thrombolytic therapy is contraindicated or failed. We describe a patient with massive pulmonary embolism and a large, mobile, snake-like thrombus in the right atrium, as well as a patent foramen ovale, treated successfully by surgery. 

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Massive Pulmonary Embolism after Hip Surgery with a Mobile, Snake-Like Right Atrial Thrombus Successfully Treated with Open Heart Surgery
TLDR
A patient with massive pulmonary embolism and a large, mobile, snake-like thrombus in the right atrium, as well as a patent foramen ovale, treated successfully by surgery is described.

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Massive Pulmonary Embolism after Hip Surgery with a Mobile, Snake-Like Right Atrial Thrombus Successfully Treated with Open Heart Surgery
TLDR
A patient with massive pulmonary embolism and a large, mobile, snake-like thrombus in the right atrium, as well as a patent foramen ovale, treated successfully by surgery is described.