Title

Missile embolism to the pulmonary artery: case report and pitfalls of management.

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.

Volume

76

Issue

5

First Page

1722

Last Page

1725

ISSN

0003-4975

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Other Medical Specialties | Surgery

PubMedID

14602324

Department(s)

Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty

Document Type

Article