More Effective, Rapid, and Safer Ways Needed to Remove Life-threatening Thrombus

Commentary

Submitted on Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:32
Walker
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Dr. Walker comments on an article by Dr. Noah Jones that discusses the EKOS device, which uses high-energy ultrasonic acoustic waves coupled with a short infusion of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) to facilitate more rapid thrombolysis and reversal of adverse hemodynamic parameters than a typical standard infusion of tPA.