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Extrinsic Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava by a Lumbar Osteophyte: A Rare Cause of Pulmonary Embolism

Antonio Nenna 1 , Filippo Barberi 1 , Cristiano Spadaccio 2 , Mario Lusini 1 , Nicola Papapietro 3 , Francesco Nappi 4 and Massimo Chello 1 , *
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1 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy
2 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow, UK
3 Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy
4 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Centre Cardiologique du Nord de Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Article information
  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: March 2017, 6 (2); e13362
  • Published Online: August 30, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: March 20, 2016
  • Accepted: April 25, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.37974

To Cite: Nenna A, Barberi F, Spadaccio C, Lusini M, Papapietro N, et al. Extrinsic Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava by a Lumbar Osteophyte: A Rare Cause of Pulmonary Embolism, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2017 ;6(2):e13362. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.37974.

Copyright: Copyright © 2017, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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