Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2015 • VOLUME 21 • №1

Paradoxical embolism: clinical situation and approaches to treatment

Stefanov S.A., Smolyaninov K.A., Matyugin M.P., Frants M.V., Mizin A.G., Papinen A.V., Nikitin D.Yu., Dobrovolsky A.A.

Regional Clinical Hospital of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region – Yugra city of Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

The authors describe two clinical cases of paradoxical embolism of greater-circulation vessels in patients with thrombosis of deep veins of the lower extremities and patent foramen ovale, also discussing different variants of clinical course of paradoxical embolism, as well as approaches to treatment and prevention.

KEY WORDS: paradoxical embolism, patent foramen ovale, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism.

P. 197

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