• Thrombolytic therapy in pulmonary embolism.

      Nagi, D; Hayes, J; Dept of Medicine, Cavan General Hospital, Cavan. (2010-01)
      Massive pulmonary embolism carries a high mortality. Potential treatment includes anticoagulation, thrombolytic therapy and embolectomy. We report a case of deep vein thrombosis leading to progressive massive pulmonary embolism despite appropriate anticoagulation, where thrombolysis with IVC filter placement resulted in a successful outcome.