Thrombolytic therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Rentrop1985ThrombolyticTI,
  title={Thrombolytic therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Klaus Peter Rentrop},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1985},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={627-31}
}
THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY in patients with acute myocardial infarction has received renewed attention since intracoronary infusion of streptokinase has been introduced into clinical practice. Efficacy of intracoronary infusion of streptokinase. In-tracoronary infusion of streptokinase results in recana-lization of approximately 75% of completely obstructed infarct-related vessels" 2 (table 1). Modifications of the technique, such as subselective infusion of strepto-kinase via small catheters… CONTINUE READING