Pulmonary Embolism in a Baseball Pitcher Following Open Shoulder Capsular Repair

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Lucas S. McDonald, MD, MPH&TM, Patrick L. Maher, MD, Victoria S. McDonald, MD, and Christopher Chin, BA, have declared that they have no conflict of interest. Joshua S. Dines, MD, reports personal consulting fees from Arthrex, and family member receives royalties from Biomet, outside the work.

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McDonald, L.S., Maher, P.L., McDonald, V.S. et al. Pulmonary Embolism in a Baseball Pitcher Following Open Shoulder Capsular Repair. HSS Jrnl 12, 81–84 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11420-015-9471-7

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  • shoulder arthroscopy
  • shoulder arthrotomy
  • capsular repair
  • pulmonary embolism
  • baseball pitcher