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Correction

Correction - Thrombolysis had benefit similar to that of surgery for acute arterial leg occlusion but had more hemorrhagic complications

ACP J Club. 1998 Nov-Dec;129:86 doi:10.7326/ACPJC-1998-129-3-086b

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• Corrected Abstract or Commentary: Thrombolysis had benefit similar to that of surgery for acute arterial leg occlusion but had more hemorrhagic complications



In the table for the abstract Thrombolysis had benefit similar to that of surgery for acute arterial leg occlusion but had more hemorrhagic complications (1), the 95% confidence interval around the 12% relative risk increase in death or amputation at 6 months should be −15 to 48, and the confidence interval around the 16% relative risk increase in death or amputation at 12 months should be −9 to 48.


References

1. Thrombolysis had benefit similar to that of surgery for acute arterial leg occlusion but had more hemorrhagic complications [Abstract]. ACP J Club. 1998 Sep-Oct;129:38. Abstract of: Ouriel K, Veith FJ, Sasahara AA, for the Thrombolysis or Peripheral Arterial Surgery (TOPAS) Investigators. A comparison of recombinant urokinase with vascular surgery as initial treatment for acute arterial occlusion of the legs. N Engl J Med. 1998 Apr 16;338:1105-11.