embolectomy


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embolectomy

[‚em·bə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an embolus.
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The present case demonstrated that ECMO might be an effective salvage therapy in patients with MPE in whom thrombolysis or embolectomy was strictly contraindicated.
To our knowledge, there are no published articles so far on peripheral artery embolectomy treatment.
Primary therapy with fibrinolysis or embolectomy is generally considered for patients presenting with either massive or submassive PE.
The role of pulmonary embolectomy in the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism: a literature review from 1968 to 2008.
of Cases Percentage No intervention 2 2.04 Embolectomy 10 10.20 Lateral sutures 4 4.08 End-to-end repair 20 20.40 Vein graft 53 54.08 PTFE graft 3 3.06 Ligation 6 6.12 Total 98 100 Table 5.
The patient underwent bilateral pulmonary artery embolectomy, exploration of right atrium with removal of clots, discontinuation of ECMO support, and repair of right femoral artery on hospital day 9.
Nine case reports and series were found in which tumour embolism was treated with embolectomy. Four of these cases were in patients with myxoma, one cardiac sarcoma, one breast tumour, one lung tumour, and one case of melanoma.
As there were no regression in thrombus despite 7 days of anticoagulation treatment, it was decided to refer the patient for catheter-based embolectomy using the AngioVac system.
Surgical embolectomy or catheter guided interventions can be considered for unstable patients or those who have failed maximal medical treatment [34, 36].
Without symptoms of limb ischemia, conservative management of impacted bullet has been reported [1]; however, embolectomy is the gold standard in the management of peripheral bullet arterial emboli [1].
The treatment of pulmonary artery HC consists of the surgical removal of cysts by embolectomy with/without enucleation and subsequently, albendazole, particularly if the lesion is localized (6, 9, 10).
During an embolectomy, the surgeon makes a cut in the affected artery and sucks out the foreign body.