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Table 1 Cases of complicated parapneumonic effusion in pregnant ladies managed with intrapleural fibrinolytic therapy

From: The use of fibrinolytic therapy for parapneumonic effusion in pregnancy: a case report and a review

Publication year Author Age GA Fibrinolytic therapy
2009 Samuel Nir [12] 24 33 Streptokinase (250,000 U/Q 8 h), total 9 doses over 72 h
2012 Hakki Ulutas [1] 22 24 Streptokinase 250,000 U/day, 2 doses
2012 Hakki Ulutas [1] 39 29 Streptokinase 250,000 U/day, 4 doses
2017 Heather Torbic [9] 35 32 2.5 mg of tPA, 1 dose
2019 Diana Amariei [8] 32 28 Two doses:2.5 mg of alteplase and 5 mg of dornase, third dose of alteplase of 5 mg
2021 Awrad Nasralla 35 23 5 mg of tPA, 1 dose