Pulmonary thromboembolism with massive vaginal bleeding due to thrombolytic therapy

Ekim N., Kokturk N. , Yegin D., Kokturk O. , Habesoglu M.

Respirology, vol.8, no.2, pp.246-248, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1440-1843.2003.00441.x
  • Title of Journal : Respirology
  • Page Numbers: pp.246-248


Thrombolytic therapy may reduce the morbidity of pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) and the risk of recurrent disease. The most important complication of thrombolytic therapy is bleeding. We report a patient with PTE complicated by massive vaginal bleeding due to thrombolytic therapy.