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Clinical Problems in Cardiopulmonary Disease |

Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Pulmonary Embolism After Thrombolytic Therapy*: Problems in Clinical Management

Rastislav Kucinsky, MD; Samuel Goldhaber, MD, FCCP; Morton E. Tavel, MD, FCCP
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*From The Care Group, Cardiology (Drs. Tavel and Kucinsky), St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, and Department of Cardiology (Dr. Goldhaber), Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA.

Correspondence to: Rastislav Kucinsky, MD, The Care Group, St. Vincent Hospital, 8333 Naab Road, Suite 400, Indianapolis, IN 46260; e-mail: rkucinsky@hotmail.com



Chest. 2005;128(5):3572-3575. doi:10.1378/chest.128.5.3572
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