[Thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarct].

  title={[Thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarct].},
  author={Bernhard Meier},
  journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={124 35},
  • Bernhard Meier
  • Published 1994 in Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift
Thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction is based on the discovery some 80 years ago that the total occlusion of a coronary artery is universally due to a thrombus. In the eighties, thrombolysis has become established as the therapy of choice for infarction, and its value has since been proved in large randomized studies. First, the ISIS-2 study showed… CONTINUE READING