Percutaneous Aspiration Thrombectomy in Treatment of Massive Pulmonary Embolism


Bayiz H., Dumantepe M. , Teymen B., Uyar I.

HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION, vol.24, no.1, pp.46-54, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hlc.2014.06.014
  • Title of Journal : HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.46-54

Abstract

Background Pulmonary embolism (PE) associated with haemodynamic instability has exceedingly high mortality. We describe our experience using percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) in patients with massive PE and right ventricle dysfunction.