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Massive pulmonary thromboembolism successful surgical treatment

Danton R. da Rocha LouresI; Iseu Affonso da CostaI; Yukio SuzukiI; Luiz LopesI; Américo F MartinsI; José C MulaskiI; Gastão Pereira da CunhaII; Cláudio Pereira da CunhaII

DOI: 10.1590/S0102-76381989000100010

ABSTRACT

The authors report a case of massive pulmonary thromboembolism in a 63 year old patient with a severe impairment of hemodynamic condition. The clinical diagnostic was confirmed by 2D echo and the patient underwent successful pulmonary embolectomy, 52 hours after admission and was discharged on the 34rd postoperative day.

RESUMO

É relatado caso de tromboembolismo pulmonar maciço em paciente de 63 anos de idade com grave comprometimento hemodinâmico e cujo diagnóstico foi confirmado por ecocardiografia bidimensional; submetido a embolectomia pulmonar, realizada 52 horas após a internação, recebeu alta hospitalar no 43º dia de pós-operatório.
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