Pulmonary thrombectomy in a patient with hemoglobin Nottingham

Stavros G. Memtsoudis, Robert W. Lekowski, Peter Rosenberger, Zain Khalpey, Daniel J. FitzGerald, Valorie Claypoole, Kevin D. Courtney, Michael J. Landzberg, H. Franklin Bunn, Prem S. Shekar

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Abstract

A 36-year-old female with hemoglobin Nottingham (betaFG 5(98) Val → Gly) causing severe hemolytic anemia and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension presented with symptomatic subacute right lower lobar pulmonary arterial thrombosis requiring surgical pulmonary thrombectomy. We describe a successful, multidisciplinary approach to the problems associated with this disease, particularly with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-301
Number of pages3
JournalPerfusion
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Memtsoudis, S. G., Lekowski, R. W., Rosenberger, P., Khalpey, Z., FitzGerald, D. J., Claypoole, V., ... Shekar, P. S. (2007). Pulmonary thrombectomy in a patient with hemoglobin Nottingham. Perfusion, 22(4), 299-301. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267659107084143