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December 1985

A Technique for Postembolectomy Streptokinase Infusion

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Menorah Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.

Arch Surg. 1985;120(12):1395-1397. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1985.01390360055013

• Despite successful arterial thromboembolectomy, some extremities may have progressive ischemic necrosis due to persistent arterial occlusion. Streptokinase infusion can be valuable in this situation. We have developed a clinically applicable technique that is of value in lysing residual thrombi.

(Arch Surg 1985;120:1395-1397)

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