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Fatal theophylline toxicity precipitated by in situ pulmonary artery thrombosis.
  1. R. J. Davies,
  2. C. J. Hawkey
  1. University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.


    A 57 year old man developed theophylline toxicity in association with acute pulmonary artery thrombosis. The plasma half life of theophylline was prolonged suggesting impaired metabolism secondary to acute right heart failure.

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