Accelerated TPA for treatment of prosthetic valve thrombosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The first case of prosthetic valve thrombosis treated with an accelerated regimen of TPA is reported. The experience suggests that this therapeutic approach is feasible and may produce higher rates of patency for thrombosed prosthetic valves than other thrombolytic therapies currently available. This therapeutic strategy is worthy of further evaluation as a treatment for this disorder.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • DeNofrio, D; Ament, AF; Mark, JB; George, SE

Published Date

  • August 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 665 - 668

PubMed ID

  • 8864342

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0160-9289

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/clc.4960190816


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States