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Emergent mechanical thrombectomy for right atrial clot and massive pulmonary embolism using FlowTriever.
  • Jason Salsamendi,
  • Pilar Bayona Molano,
  • Naganathan Mani
Jason Salsamendi
Kaiser Permanente
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Pilar Bayona Molano
Washington University in Saint Louis
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Naganathan Mani
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
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Abstract

Right heart thrombus and pulmonary embolism is a condition that requires emergent treatment with reported fatal outcomes. Endovascular mechanical thrombectomy of right heart clot has been described with the use of AngioVac. We describe the use of FlowTriever device as a feasible alternative to treat clot in transit.

Peer review status:POSTED

14 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
15 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
15 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed