Medical Practice

Late Embolectomy

Br Med J 1972; 3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5827.631 (Published 09 September 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;3:631
  1. W. T. Morris

    Abstract

    Embolectomy with a balloon catheter even up to two months after embolism may be successful. Late embolectomy, meaning operation more than 48 hours after embolism, should be undertaken in a hospital where all facilities for arterial reconstruction are available.

    Sign in

    Log in through your institution

    Free trial

    Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
    Sign up for a free trial

    Subscribe