Catheter-directed thrombolysis of arterial thrombosis

Stephan Wicky, Erique Guedes Pinto, Rahmi Oklu

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Abstract

Thrombotic or embolic arterial occlusive disease can lead to profound ischemia and, without emergent revascularization, is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Significant advances in the management of arterial occlusive disease range from newer thrombolytic agents to innovative catheter designs to enhance thrombolysis and thrombectomy. Most of these advances have been directed toward the management of acute limb ischemia; therefore, we review the management of limb ischemia with emphasis on endovascular interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-445
Number of pages5
JournalSeminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis
Volume39
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 15 2013

Keywords

  • artery
  • catheter-directed thrombolysis
  • thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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