Aortic thrombosis in a neonate: failure of urokinase thrombolytic therapy.

Abstract

Complete aortic occlusion at L2-L3 occurred in an 11-day-old male with hypernatremic dehydration. Attempted thrombolytic therapy using intraarterial urokinase was unsuccessful in inducing either a systemic hyperfibrinolytic state or lysis of the clot. The infant's plasma plasminogen level was low (50-75% of adult levels) and neither fresh frozen plasma nor… (More)

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics