CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 60-63

Pulmonary endarterectomy under intermittent deep hypothermic circulatory arrest


1 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, India
2 Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, India

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Shilpa Tiwari
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal 462038, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1687-9090.200282

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Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension occurs in very few patients after acute embolism, and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy is the main and curative treatment. Here we have a patient with a chronic thrombus in the pulmonary artery that required thromboendarterectomy with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.


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