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Technologies of diagnosis and treatment


Clinical case of surgical treatment of pulmonary embolism

S.O. Sheludko, A.S. Batsyun, Ye.V. Prokopenko, T.M. Symonenko, M.O. Yaremenko, S.Yu. Marikutsa

Kyiv City Clinical Hospital # 1, Kyiv, Ukraine

Pulmonary embolism is a disease associated with significant prevalence. Incidence of venous thromboembolism in countries of Europe is 100–200 cases per 100 thousand per year. Annual morbidity for venous thromboembolism in the United States is 71–117 cases per 100 000. Surgical pulmonary thrombectomy is an effective method of treatment, however, remains ambiguous due to the small number of multicenter studies. In this case report the result of surgical treatment of patient with acute massive pulmonary embolism is presented.

Key words: venous thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism, surgical treatment, thrombectomy.

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