TITLE

ANGIOGRAPHIC DEMONSTRATION OF ACUTE PULMONARY EMBOLI

AUTHOR(S)
Melnick, Gilbert S.
PUB. DATE
October 1963
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1963, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p491
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A case was reported of a 76-year-old man whose clinical picture strongly indicated acute pulmonary embolism. A venous angiocardiogram, performed as an emergency procedure, confirmed bilateral, central pulmonary emboli. Successful removal was performed under cardiopulmonary bypass, but the patient failed to survive. It was suggested that pulmonary arteriograms be performed in such paients to prove or eliminate the necessity for thoracotomy in these desperately ill patients.
ACCESSION #
16431796

 

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