Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy almost 50 years after the first surgical attempts

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Abstract

With increased experience in preoperative evaluation, surgical approach and postoperative care of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary thromboendarterectomy can be performed with an acceptably low risk of death. Most patients, even those in a very compromised state, have excellent, long lasting results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)369-370
Number of pages2
JournalHeart
Volume89
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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