Attualita in tema di flebotrombosi profonde e tromboembolia polmonare

Translated title of the contribution: Comments on deep phlebothrombosis and pulmonary thromboembolism

E. Fiori, G. Leone, S. Gazzanelli, G. Galati, S. E. Letzu, F. Monardo, V. Cangemi, G. Piat

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Pulmonary thromboembolism, a frequent complication in deep vein thrombosis, is still a pathology with a high rate of mortality and morbidity. The authors underline that this pathology is particularly frequent after some types of surgery and in subjects with primary or secondary risk factors. The paper analysis the pathogenesis of deep-vein thrombosis and the physiopathology of pulmonary embolism. The authors then outline the current management in terms of the diagnosis, prophylaxis, and medical and surgical therapy of this pathology.

Translated title of the contributionComments on deep phlebothrombosis and pulmonary thromboembolism
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)461-469
Number of pages9
JournalMinerva Chirurgica
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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