The Efficacy of Rotational Thrombectomy on the Mortality of Patients with Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism


Dumantepe M. , Teymen B., Akturk U., Seren M.

JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, vol.30, no.4, pp.324-332, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jocs.12521
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.324-332

Abstract

BackgroundPulmonary embolism (PE) associated with hemodynamic instability has exceedingly high mortality. We describe our experience using percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) in patients with massive PE (MPE) and submassive PE (SPE).