What are thrombolytic regimens for streptokinase for treatment of central venous catheter occlusion?

Updated: Dec 31, 2017
  • Author: Wanda L Rivera-Bou, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Slowly instill 250,000 U of streptokinase in 2 mL of solution into each occluded limb of the cannula, and clamp off the cannula limb(s) for 2 hours. After treatment, aspirate the contents from the cannula limb(s), flush with saline, and reconnect the cannula.


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