A case of fatal pulmonary hemorrhage secondary to catheterization with a balloon-tipped catheter is described, and the literature describing possible mechanisms for this complication is reviewed. A common denominator in patients suffering pulmonary hemorrhage is pulmonary hypertension. Recomendations for management of this complication are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jan 1982|
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