Successful percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy in a haemodynamically unstable patient with massive pulmonary embolism.

Abstract

Massive pulmonary embolism with haemodynamic instability has a high mortality. Traditionally these patients are treated with i.v. thrombolytic therapy. When this therapeutic approach is contraindicated, surgical embolectomy and most recently, percutaneous mechanical interventions are alternative treatment options. This case report presents a 73-year-old… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01717.x

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