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Tissue plasminogen activator in the treatment of superior vena caval thrombosis associated with parenteral nutrition.
  1. G. R. Barclay,
  2. K. Allen,
  3. C. R. Pennington
  1. Department of Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK.


    Two patients, one of whom was pregnant, developed superior vena caval thrombosis while receiving central parenteral nutrition. They were successfully treated with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA).

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