STILE trialCardiovascular surgery A clinical trial–Surgery versus Thrombolysis for Ischemia of the Lower Extremity, comparing thrombolysis–by intraarterial recombinant urokinase or tPA with vascular surgery–eg, thrombectomy or bypass surgery in Pts with arterial obstruction of legs. See Thrombolytic therapy, Tissue plasminogen activator. Cf Rochester study, TOPAS.
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