Management of massive pulmonary thromboembolism complicating diabetic ketoacidosis.
- Published Article
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
- Publication Date
May 01, 1994
Intravascular volume depletion secondary to diabetic ketoacidosis may result in thrombosis of major blood vessels. Without anticoagulation these thrombi can embolize to the lungs and compromise cardiopulmonary function. When this occurs early surgical pulmonary embolectomy is indicated to salvage a failing right heart.
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