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Fatal intra-alveolar pulmonary bleeding complicating pulmonary embolectomy
  1. A. R. Makey,
  2. B. P. Bliss,
  3. H. Ikram,
  4. M. M. L. Sutcliffe,
  5. E. R. J. Emery
  1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, London W.C.2


    Two patients are reported in whom fatal alveolar pulmonary haemorrhage occurred after pulmonary embolectomy. Possible causes and methods of prevention are discussed.

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