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Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Pulmonary Vascular Disease II |

A Case of Acute Pulmonary Embolism With Right Atrial Thrombus Treated With Systemic Thrombolytic Therapy After Surgery

Yera Patel, MD; Apurwa Karki, MD; Jagruti Patel, MD; Samir Sarkar, MD; Ahmed Mahmood, MD
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Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):1225A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1334
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Pulmonary Vascular Disease II

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Systemic thrombolytic therapy (STT) has shown mortality benefit in treating submassive pulmonary embolism (PE), however, limited data exists on appropriate use due to risks. We are presenting a case of uncomplicated, complete resolution of right atrial thrombus associated with submassive PE after treatment with systemic tissue type plasminogen activator (tPA).

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