Prolonged Infusions of Low-Dose Thrombolytics in Elderly Patients With Prosthetic Heart Valve Thrombosis

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Gündüz S., Özkan M., Yesin M., Kalçık M., Gürsoy O. M., Karakoyun S., ...More

CLINICAL AND APPLIED THROMBOSIS-HEMOSTASIS, vol.23, pp.241-247, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: The outcomes of thrombolytic therapy (TT) in elderly patients with prosthetic valve thrombosis (PVT) have not been evaluated previously. We investigated the outcomes of low-dose and slow infusion TT strategies in elderly patients with PVT.