Effects of early high-dose streptokinase intravenously on left ventricular function in acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Bassand1987EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of early high-dose streptokinase intravenously on left ventricular function in acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Jean Pierre Bassand and Ren{\'e} Faivre and O Becqu{\'e} and C Habert and M Schuffenecker and P Y Petiteau and J. C. Cardot and Josette Verdenet and M Laroze and J. P. Maurat},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={435-9}
}
One hundred seven patients who recently had acute myocardial infarction were randomly assigned either to standard heparin therapy or to intravenous streptokinase within 5 hours after the onset of symptoms in 7 hospitals without catheterization facilities. In the third week, the patients were referred to a university hospital, where the patency rate of the… CONTINUE READING