SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM AND ASSOCIATED UPPER EXTREMITY ARTERY THROMBOSIS USING INTRAVENOUS ALTEPLASE: A CASE REPORT


KARAMAN K., ÇELİK C., Oskay A., ARMAĞAN H. H. , TOMRUK Ö.

JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE CASE REPORTS, vol.10, no.2, pp.39-42, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE CASE REPORTS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-42

Abstract

Background: Although thrombolytic administration is inevitable in the management of massive pulmonary embolism, contradictions exist in the treatment of sub-massive pulmonary embolism. There are drawbacks to thrombolytic treatment due to potential serious side effects such as cranial hemorrhage.