CRITICAL CARE

Patients for Thrombolysis

May 9, 2017 by in CRITICAL CARE Comments Off on Patients for Thrombolysis

  PE confirmed (n = 1880) (%) PE not confirmed (n = 528) (%) Symptoms Dyspnea 50 51 Pleuritic chest pain 39 28 Substernal chest pain 15 17 Syncope 6 6 Unilateral leg pain…

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Thrombolysis in Special Situations

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Fig. 8.1 Fig. 8.2 Fig. 8.3 Fig. 8.4 Table 8.1 Association between in-transit thrombus and embolic events   Type Number of patients Associated to DVT (%) Associated to PE (%)…

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Mechanisms of Thrombosis

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Abnormal vessel walla Endothelial dysfunction characterized by endothelial cell activation (due to hypoxia, distension, and neurohormonal activation), increased expression of platelet/monocyte adhesion, tissue factor, von Willebrand factor, and thrombin; decreased…

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Thrombolysis in Pulmonary Embolism

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Fig. 7.1 Modified of C Jerjes Sanchez y cols. Ischemic cascade that are generated from a massive PE over the right ventricle, and the phenomena that can increase or reduce…

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