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Thrombolytic therapy in pulmonary embolism.


Nagi D, Hayes J.

Dept of Medicine, Cavan General Hospital, Cavan.

Comment in: Ir Med J. 2010 May;103(5):155; author reply 156.

Massive pulmonary embolism carries a high mortality. Potential treatment includes anticoagulation, thrombolytic therapy and embolectomy. We report a case of deep vein thrombosis leading to progressive massive pulmonary embolism despite appropriate anticoagulation, where thrombolysis with IVC filter placement resulted in a successful outcome.

PMID: 20222389 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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