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Late thrombolysis with intracoronary streptokinase after myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3488129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This patient had a myocardial infarction 4 years after coronary bypass grafting. Catheterization 1 month later revealed occlusion of the graft to the posterior descending by what appeared to be a clot. On each of 3 successive days, infusion of streptokinase accomplished recanalization of the graft. After the third treatment, he showed marked symptomatic improvement. Recanalization may be successful as late as 1 month after occlusion and repeated infusions of streptokinase over a period of days can be carried out safely and without loss of effectiveness.
E Schechter; S Prabhu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-16     Completed Date:  1986-09-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  172-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease / drug therapy*
Coronary Vessels
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / drug therapy*
Infusions, Parenteral
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications*
Saphenous Vein / transplantation*
Streptokinase / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 3.4.-/Streptokinase

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