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 (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
  • Journal Name: Respirology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.246-248
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


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.