Massive pulmonary embolism immediately diagnosed by transthoracic echocardiography and treated with tenecteplase fibrinolysis

@article{Brunetti2008MassivePE,
  title={Massive pulmonary embolism immediately diagnosed by transthoracic echocardiography and treated with tenecteplase fibrinolysis},
  author={Natale Daniele Brunetti and Riccardo Ieva and Michele Correale and Luisa de Gennaro and Pier Luigi Pellegrino and Ezio Dioguardi and Francesca Bux and Matteo di Biase},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
  year={2008},
  volume={28},
  pages={238-241}
}
We report the case of a 75-year-old woman with new onset dyspnoea, hypotension, and right bundle branch block. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) showed a thrombus in the right pulmonary artery and acute pulmonary embolism was diagnosed. The patient immediately underwent fibrinolysis with tenecteplase, with prompt recovery of clinical conditions and ECG… CONTINUE READING