10 min

What is Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy(PTE)‪?‬ Love Your Heart: A Cleveland Clinic Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) is a complex surgery to remove long-term blood clots from arteries in your lungs that can’t be treated with medication. Drs. Nicholas Smedira and Haytham Elgharably discuss what to expect if you need a surgery to remove these clots.

Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) is a complex surgery to remove long-term blood clots from arteries in your lungs that can’t be treated with medication. Drs. Nicholas Smedira and Haytham Elgharably discuss what to expect if you need a surgery to remove these clots.

10 min