Streptokinase therapy in the routine management of deep venous thrombosis in the lower extremities. A retrospective study of phlebographic results and therapeutic complications.

@article{Ott1986StreptokinaseTI,
  title={Streptokinase therapy in the routine management of deep venous thrombosis in the lower extremities. A retrospective study of phlebographic results and therapeutic complications.},
  author={Peter Ott and Ebbe Eldrup and Peter Oxholm and A S Vesterg{\aa}rd and Jens Bjerre Knudsen},
  journal={Acta medica Scandinavica},
  year={1986},
  volume={219 3},
  pages={295-300}
}
One hundred and eight patients with phlebographically verified deep venous thrombosis were treated with streptokinase. Total or partial thrombolysis was phlebographically demonstrated in 60 patients (55.6%). Three patients died during treatment, all from pulmonary embolism. Six patients developed clinical signs suggestive of pulmonary embolism. In 16… CONTINUE READING