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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Williams, Eric W.; Cawich, Shamir O.; Irvine, Roger; Shah, Sundeep; Williams-Johnson, Jean; Blake, Garfield; Singh, Praim; Hall, Nadia; Espinosa, Kurdell; French, Simone J
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Lessons from surgical embolectomy for saddle pulmonary embolism: A case report and literature review
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Journal Title
The Internet Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
10
Issue ID
1
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Location/URL
http:; www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijtcvs/vol10n1/saddle.xml
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Abstract
Saddle emboli are one of the most severe forms of Pulmonary Embolism and are associated with high mortality rates. Patient salvage depends upon making an early diagnosis, although there is still much controversy regarding the ideal therapeutic strategy for confirmed cases. We present a case where embolectomy was performed to extract a saddle embolus and explore the available management options.....
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