SOL SHERRY, M.D.; ANTHONY P. FLETCHER, M.D.; NORMA ALKJAERSIG, M.S.
Intravascular thrombi in animals may be dissolved by activating the naturally occurring fibrinolytic enzyme system.1, 2 In figure 1 (on the left), there is illustrated an experimental thrombus in the femoral artery of a dog five days after its production. The artery is cut in a semilongitudinal fashion, and evidence of early organization of the well formed thrombus is apparent. The section of artery shown on the right in figure 1 was taken from a second streptokinase-treated animal in which an experimental thrombus had been produced. Both specimens were taken after the same interval. The lumen is patent in this
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SHERRY S, FLETCHER AP, ALKJAERSIG N. DEVELOPMENTS IN FIBRINOLYTIC THERAPY FOR THROMBO-EMBOLIC DISEASE(DEVELOPMENTS IN FIBRINOLYTIC THERAPY FOR THROMBO-EMBOLIC DISEASE*†)(DEVELOPMENTS IN FIBRINOLYTIC THERAPY FOR THROMBO-EMBOLIC DISEASE*†). Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:560–570. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-3-560
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(3):560-570.
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