Practical coronary thrombolysis


Practical coronary thrombolysis

David de Bono

Blackwell Scientific, 1990

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Includes bibliographical references and index



Written for doctors treating patients in the coronary care unit, accident and emergency unit, or on general medical wards, this is a concise and practical guide to life-saving thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction. The author has substantial first hand experience both of managing acute myocardial infarction and of the clinical trials leading to the introduction of this new and highly effective treatment. The book gives information on both the historical background to thrombolytic therapy and the latest drugs. This book will also be of interest to general practitioners, particularly those comtemplating out of hospital thombolysis, and to CCU nurses.


  • The cause of myocardial infarction
  • How thrombolysis works
  • Clinical trials of thrombolysis in myocardial infarction
  • Selection of patients for thrombolysis
  • Minimizing delays before thrombolytic treatment
  • Which thrombolytic agent?
  • Complications of thrombolysis - bleeding
  • Other complications of thrombolysis
  • Ancillary drugs in thrombolytic therapy
  • Angioplasty and coronary bypass grafting
  • Follow-up and rehabilitation after thrombolysis
  • How to do it - practical examples
  • Alternatives to thrombolysis
  • Thrombolysis of coronary artery grafts
  • Thrombolysis for other conditions
  • Vascular procedures in patients undergoing thrombolytic therapy
  • Appendix: ready reference pages

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