TITLE

THROMBOLYSIS WITH FIBRINOLYSIN IN CEREBRAL ARTERIAL OCCLUSION

AUTHOR(S)
Sussman, Bernard J.; Fitch, Thomas S. P.
PUB. DATE
May 1961
SOURCE
Angiology;May1961, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Eleven patients with angiographically demonstrated cerebral or carotid occlusions were treated with fibrinolysin. Evidence of vascular clearing was obtained in 5 patients. Partial results were noted in 2 cases. The authors favor intracarotid administration of the enzyme. Clinical evaluation without angiographic study is considered misleading and unreliable. No hemorrhagic complications could be attributed to the use of this new agent. The specific usefulness of the enzyme in embolic cerebral occlusions is suggests.
ACCESSION #
16430974

 

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