CLINICAL DIMENSION: Applied PharmacologyLearning About Catheter-directed Thrombolysis An Aggressive Treatment That Can Quickly Resolve Deep Vein ThrombosisFrankenfield, Sheila BSN, RN; Pile, Anne RN, CCRN; Ware, Catherine RN, CCRN, CPAN Author Information ABOUT THE AUTHORS Sheila Frankenfield, BSN, RN, Anne Pile, RN, CCRN, and Catherine Ware, RN, CCRN, CPAN, are interventional radiology nurses at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md. Address correspondence to Anne Pile, RN, CCRN, 13601 Daisy Circle, Hagerstown, MD 21740. This article was adapted from Frankenfield S, Pile A, Ware C. Learning about catheter-directed thrombolysis. Nursing2002. 2002;32(1):32cc1–35cc5. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: May 2002 - Volume 21 - Issue 3 - p 91-93 Buy Abstract Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can lead to life altering changes or death. Aggressive thrombolytic therapy is available to treat selected patients quickly and effectively. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.