A rare case of stroke as a complication after percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy in a patient with intermediate-high risk pulmonary embolism and patent foramen ovale
  • Marina López-Rubio
    Venous Thromboembolism Unit, Internal Medicine, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8627-304X
  • Aurora Gómez-Tórtola
    Venous Thromboembolism Unit, Internal Medicine, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
  • Iago Sousa-Casasnovas
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain; School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; Sanitary Research Institute Gregorio Marañón (IiSGM), Madrid, Spain
  • Jorge García-Carreño
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain; Sanitary Research Institute Gregorio Marañón (IiSGM), Madrid, Spain
  • Marta Vales-Montero
    Stroke Centre - Department of Vascular Neurology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
  • Crhistian Mario Oblitas
    Venous Thromboembolism Unit, Internal Medicine, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain; School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; Sanitary Research Institute Gregorio Marañón (IiSGM), Madrid, Spain
  • Pablo Demelo-Rodríguez
    Venous Thromboembolism Unit, Internal Medicine, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain; School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; Sanitary Research Institute Gregorio Marañón (IiSGM), Madrid, Spain
  • Francisco Galeano-Valle
    Venous Thromboembolism Unit, Internal Medicine, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain; School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; Sanitary Research Institute Gregorio Marañón (IiSGM), Madrid, Spain

Keywords

stroke, Intermediate-high risk pulmonary embolism, percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy, patent foramen ovale, paradoxical embolism

Abstract

We present an extremely rare case of a patient with intermediate-high risk pulmonary embolism treated with percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy, complicated with stroke as a form of paradoxical embolism through a previously unknown patent foramen ovale. We reviewed the literature for indications, efficacy, and safety of this procedure, as well as for experience on this technique in patients with patent foramen ovale.

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    Published: 2023-06-29
    Issue: 2023: Vol 10 No 7 (view)


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    López-Rubio M, Gómez-Tórtola A, Sousa-Casasnovas I, García-Carreño J, Vales-Montero M, Oblitas CM, Demelo-Rodríguez P, Galeano-Valle F. A rare case of stroke as a complication after percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy in a patient with intermediate-high risk pulmonary embolism and patent foramen ovale. EJCRIM 2023;10 doi:10.12890/2023_003816.

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