TGH Educational Resources: Pulmonary Endarterectomy

Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy

TGH is a centre with expertise in managing patients with pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary thromboembolic disease. Patients who undergo pulmonary endarterectomies are routinely admitted to the TGH ICU for post-operative management.
This slideshow provides a nice summary of pulmonary embolic disease.

This is an excellent presentation by one of the practitioners on the team on the management of patients with chronic pulmonary hypertension due to thromboembolic disease.

Finally, here is a nice review article from 2011 by our very own Dr. John Granton on pulmonary hypertension in the ICU.

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