Innovative Lung Clot Treatment

Innovative Technique in Lung Clot Removal Recently, I spoke with Jeffrey M. Roesch, M.D., a vascular and interventional radiologist with Vista Radiology, about an innovative technique he and his team are using to treat lung clots. Many patients, who suffer from submassive and massive pulmonary emboli, or lung clots, experience a shortness of breath or unstable heart performance. If large enough, they can be fatal. In some cases, the patient is treated, in the emergency room, with a strong blood thinner which enables improved flow. However, in situations where patients have cancer, ulcers, or other risks of bleeding, medication is...

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