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Missile embolism to the pulmonary artery: case report and pitfalls of management.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • Raymond L Singer, MD, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Dale A Dangleben, MD, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Ali Salim
  • Stanley J Kurek
  • Kamalesh T Shah
  • James J Goodreau
  • Darryn I Shaff
  • Gary W Szydlowski
Publication/Presentation Date
11-1-2003
Abstract
Missile embolism to the pulmonary artery is a rare event. We present a complicated case of missile embolism from the inferior vena cava to the pulmonary artery. The case illustrates the potential pitfalls in the management of these patients.
PubMedID
14602324
Document Type
Article
Citation Information

Singer, R. L., Dangleben, D. A., Salim, A., Kurek, S. J., Shah, K. T., Goodreau, J. J., & ... Szydlowski, G. W. (2003). Missile embolism to the pulmonary artery: case report and pitfalls of management. The Annals Of Thoracic Surgery, 76(5), 1722-1725.