Transcutaneous ultrasound-facilitated coronary thrombolysis during acute myocardial infarction

Mauricio G. Cohen, Enrique Tuero, Jorge Bluguermann, Rubén Kevorkian, Daniel H. Berrocal, Oscar Carlevaro, Eduardo Picabea, Michael P. Hudson, Robert J. Siegel, Lori Douthat, Adam B. Greenbaum, Debra Echt, W. Douglas Weaver, Liliana R. Grinfeld

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In preclinical experiments, the combination of transcutaneous, low-frequency ultrasound and thrombolytic therapy has shown improved patency rates over thrombolytics alone. A total of 25 patients with myocardial infarction were treated with a thrombolytic agent and adjunctive transcutaneous ultrasound. No unanticipated major adverse events were observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)454-457
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 15 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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