Video assistance for surgical pulmonary embolectomy

Amit Pawale, Karthik Seetharam, Elizabeth Oswald, Ramachandra Reddy*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Surgical pulmonary embolectomy is one of the treatment options for massive pulmonary embolism. At our institute, we have recently adopted a strategy of video assistance for better visualization and clearance of distal pulmonary emboli. Here, we describe our experience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)989-990
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Volume52
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2017

Keywords

  • Pulmonary embolectomy
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Video-assisted surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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