Vascular Associates of Northern Virginia

Timely and considerate care of the arterial and venous systems.

Pulmonary Embolus Removal Video

Here is an interesting video showing a removal of a saddle pulmonary embolus.  A pulmonary embolus is a blood clot that most likely originated in the deep veins of the legs and travelled to the arteries in the lungs.  Pulmonary embolism is a serious condition.

You could also check the Pulmonary Embolism informational site from MedlinePlus of the NIH.


Note: This blog post is intended for information only.  It is not meant to replace a professional medical opinion.  If you are suspecting any medical problems, please seek professional medical attention.  If you are having an emergency, please call 911.

Vascular Associates of Northern Virginia, P.C.
Vascular Laboratory

Our Vascular Surgeons:
Robert S. Podolsky, M.D.
Avisesh Sahgal, M.D.


This entry was posted on February 12, 2016 by in Vascular Information.
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