Thrombolysis with recombinant streptokinase in Cuba

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7386.448/a (Published 22 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:448
  1. Pedro A Lopez-Saura, head of clinical trials (lopez.saura@cigb.edu.cu)
  1. Centre for Biological Research, PO Box 6162, CP 10600, Havana, Cuba

    EDITOR—Analysis of the causes of the low rate (21%) of thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction in England and Wales described by Mayor would be interesting.1 In Cuba thrombolysis with home manufactured recombinant streptokinase has been widespread since 1993. When this procedure was introduced nationwide, the overall proportion of patients …

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