The role of prolonged thrombolytic infusions and transesophageal echocardiography in thrombosed prosthetic heart valves: case report and review of the literature.


Journal Article (Review)

Thrombolytic therapy for prosthetic heart valve thrombosis has recently been receiving increased attention and is now frequently used an alternative to high-risk surgery. A case is presented describing a novel thrombolytic therapy regimen with emphasis on the role of transesophageal echocardiography in diagnosis and management. A complete review of the literature is presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Puleo, JA; Fontanet, HL; Schocken, DD

Published Date

  • November 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 679 - 684

PubMed ID

  • 8590540

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8590540

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0160-9289

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/clc.4960181117


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States