Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and surgical embolectomy for high-risk pulmonary embolism

Patients with high-risk pulmonary embolism (PE) presenting with cardiogenic shock refractory to supportive measures have a high mortality [1, 2]. Therapeutic success depends on rapid haemodynamic stabilisation and restoration of pulmonary blood flow. Thrombolytic therapy is the most widely used recanalisation strategy, but this treatment has substantial drawbacks including a high rate of bleeding complications and limited efficacy in patients with large embolic burden or in patients with recurrent PE presenting with acute-on-chronic events [3–8].
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Original Articles: Research letters Source Type: research

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