Although pulmonary embolism is an extremely serious condition which normally requires immediate treatment, in the case of a patient with multiple pulmonary embolism who only came to our attention late in the course of the disease, the administration of urokinase intravenously for 36 hours led to a virtually complete cure and to functional recovery of the patient's lung. We found a close correlation between modifications of the fibrinolytic parameters (antiplasmin and plasminogen) and the pharmacological clinical effect of urokinase.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Current Therapeutic Research|
|Issue number||6 I|
|Publication status||Published - 1982|
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