Technologies of Diagnosis and Treatment

Urgent thrombembolectomy for patient with acute massive pulmonary embolism

M.D. Glagola, V.B. Demyanchuk, O.G. Bitsadze, N.V. Shatelen, A.O. Maksakov, L.M. Maksymenko, S.M. Sagura, O.M. Fursa, B.M. Todurov

Heart, Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine    

Massive pulmonary embolism remains an important cause of death despite recent advances in medical therapy. The role of pulmonary embolectomy in treating massive pulmonary embolism remains controversial. A case report of successful urgent thrombembolectomy for patient with acute massive pulmonary embolism is presented.

Key words: pulmonary embolism, cava filter, surgical treatment.

 

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