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Successful low-dose thrombolysis of submassive pulmonary embolus in a pregnant patient.

Authors
  • Dhutia, Harshil
  • Sprigings, David
  • Shukla, Ami
  • Lloyd, Sue
Type
Published Article
Journal
JRSM open
Publication Date
May 01, 2014
Volume
5
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/2054270414527932
PMID: 25057394
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Low-dose thrombolysis was effective and safe in a pregnant woman with acute pulmonary embolism causing severe right ventricular dysfunction. This is the first reported case of successful thrombolysis for pulmonary embolus in pregnancy in the absence of shock.

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