Intra-pulmonary artery streptokinase.

Fibrinolytic agents have been advocated for the treatment of massive pulmonary emboli. The usual mode of infusion is via a peripheral vein. Theoretically, infusion into the pulmonary artery would be expected to be more efficacious. A case representing the failure of intra-pulmonary artery infusion of fibrinolytic agents is presented. However, a literature… CONTINUE READING