Delayed recurrent massive thromboembolism through a vena caval clip after pulmonary embolectomy

G. F.O. Tyers, A. J. Larrieu, L. C. Stout

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Abstract

A case of recurrent massive pulmonary embolization through a modified Miles' clip 2 wk after successful emergency pulmonary embolectomy is reported. Vena caval ligation is probably a safter alternative in these critically ill patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-115
Number of pages2
JournalChest
Volume77
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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