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surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery)

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The result of embolectomies was excellent in our series.
The latter, recognising that large clots within the pulmonary circulation may be rapidly fatal, attempted the first pulmonary embolectomies.
The patient underwent emergency brachial, ulnar and radial embolectomies.
In this study, we investigated the role of echocardiographic investigation results obtained in the early postoperative period in the determination of the embolic source in 57 patients who underwent unilateral and bilateral urgent femoral embolectomies.
Bilateral ileo-femoral embolectomies were required post-aortic repair with subsequent reperfusion disturbance, including a serum lactate of 7.