Pulmonary artery catheterization is almost uniformly used nowadays in cardiac surgery. Although rare, rupture of the pulmonary artery following catheterization is highly lethal. This review examines ways of avoiding its occurrence and means of improving outcomes in case of rupture.
|Translated title of the contribution||Pulmonary artery rupture with Swan-Ganz catheter during cardiac surgery: management and decision-making|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Annales de Chirurgie|
|State||Published - Oct 2006|
- Cardiac surgery
- Pulmonary artery catheterization