Thrombolysis for native arterial occlusions of the lower extremities: Clinical outcome and cost Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lower Extremity
  • Mass Screening
  • Venous Insufficiency

abstract

  • Thrombolysis can be as or more costly than surgery and is associated with a suboptimal outcome in a significant number of patients. These data lead us to caution against a uniform policy of initial thrombolysis for patients who present with lower extremity ischemia.

publication date

  • June 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/mva.2001.114818

PubMed ID

  • 11389411

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1148

end page

  • 57

volume

  • 33

number

  • 6