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Prithwis Bhattacharya, Suman Sarkar, Krutisundar Mandal
Keywords : Fat embolism, orthopedic surgery, percutaneous cardiopulmonary support
Citation Information : Bhattacharya P, Sarkar S, Mandal K. Successful management of massive intraoperative pulmonary fat embolism with percutaneous cardiopulmonary support. Indian J Crit Care Med 2008; 12 (3):136-139.
License: CC BY-ND 3.0
Published Online: 00-09-2008
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
We report a patient who sustained catastrophic pulmonary fat embolism, during open reduction, internal fixation (ORIF) of fracture femur′ In our opinion, the use of percutaneous cardiopulmonary support with (PCPS), saved the patient from certain death.
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