Successful pulmonary thrombectomy for malignant tumor thrombus after adrenal cancer resection.


A 28-year-old patient presented with a right adrenal mass compressing the right kidney and invading the inferior vena cava. The tumor was completely resected; however, on a transesophageal echocardiogram intraoperatively, a new pulmonary artery thrombus, measuring 1.4 × 1.8 cm, was detected. The patient was therefore taken to the operating room the next day… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2013.07.671


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