Pulmonary embolus after treatment for subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis.

Abstract

Treatment of effort-induced subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis of the upper extremity is aimed at elimination of the chronic symptoms of the postphlebitic syndrome. Various treatments have been tried, with varied success. Recently, fibrinolytic therapy with streptokinase (Abbokinase) or urokinase (Kabikinase, Streptase) has gained popularity as a treatment… (More)

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@article{Jones1987PulmonaryEA, title={Pulmonary embolus after treatment for subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis.}, author={Jeffrey C Jones and I L Balkcom and Ripley Worman}, journal={Postgraduate medicine}, year={1987}, volume={82 1}, pages={244-9} }