Streptokinase-induced, antibody-mediated platelet aggregation: a potential cause of clot propagation in vivo.


The administration of intracoronary streptokinase to a patient with a prior history of rheumatic fever was associated with the retrograde propagation of thrombus from the left anterior descending coronary artery into the left main coronary artery with near catastrophic consequences. The addition of streptokinase to platelet-rich plasma from the patient… (More)


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