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Blood clot removal: Emboli and thrombi are blood clots, an embolus is one that has traveled and lodged an a vessel and a thrombus is a blood clot that has formed in a vessel. Removal of the blood clot is performed, usually surgically, to restore blood flow. In the case of a thrombectomy, in addition to removing the clot, one needs to treat the cause of the vessel thrombosis...by removing blockage that caused thrombosis ...Read more
When clots or thrombi are removed with an embolectomy catheter, what's the recovery or follow-up like?
Depends: The recovery depends on the location of the clots and the extent of the operation needed to remove the cots. ...Read more
Is there a standard procedure in place for treating a wound infection that develops after an embolectomy of the femoral artery?
Cpt pulm art embol: 33910.Get a more detailed answer ›
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