Thrombolytic therapy for basilar artery thrombosis in the puerperium

Robert B. Cincotta, Stephen M. Davis, Richard P. Gerraty, Kenneth R. Thomson

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A case is presented of a woman in whom basilar artery thrombosis developed 14 days post partum. She was successfully treated with intraarterial urokinase. This case demonstrates that complete neurologic recovery can be achieved after recanalization of the basilar artery with thrombolytic therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)967-969
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number3 PART 1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • pregnancy
  • stroke
  • thrombolysis
  • urokinase
  • Vertebrobasilar artery

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