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Réanimation

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 84–86 | Cite as

Transthoracic echocardiography assessment of early pulmonary revascularization for a sub-massive pulmonary embolism: A case report

  • J. Carvelli
  • A. Theron
  • J. TobariasEmail author
  • V. Ho
  • G. Perrin
  • M. Gainnier
Letter to the Editor / Lettre à l’Éditeur
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Keywords

Inferior Vena Cava Right Ventricle Brain Natriuretic Peptide Rivaroxaban Acute Pulmonary Embolism 
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Évaluation par échocardiographie transthoracique d’une revascularisation pulmonaire précoce dans le cas d’une embolie pulmonaire submassive : étude de cas

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Carvelli
    • 1
  • A. Theron
    • 2
  • J. Tobarias
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. Ho
    • 3
  • G. Perrin
    • 1
  • M. Gainnier
    • 1
  1. 1.Departement of ReanimationLa Timone HospitalMarseille cedex 05France
  2. 2.Departement of Cardiac SurgeryLa Timone HospitalMarseilleFrance
  3. 3.Departement of EmergencyLa Timone HospitalMarseilleFrance

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