Innovative Surgical Science (Nov 2018)

Short- and long-term outcomes for the surgical treatment of acute pulmonary embolism

  • Dohle Kathrin,
  • Dohle Daniel-Sebastian,
  • El Beyrouti Hazem,
  • Buschmann Katja,
  • Emrich Anna Lena,
  • Brendel Lena,
  • Vahl Christian-Friedrich

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 3, no. 4
pp. 271 – 276


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Acute pulmonary embolism can be a life-threatening condition with a high mortality. The treatment choice is a matter of debate. The early and late outcomes of patients treated with surgical pulmonary embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolism in a single center were analyzed.