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In 1960, Barrett and Jordan conducted the first prospective study of anticoagulation therapy, randomizing patients with pulmonary emboli to treatment with 10 000 USP units of heparin intravenous bolus every 6 h for 6 doses and an oral anticoagulant for 2 weeks, or no therapy [5].
In May 2004, the FDA approved Vitrase(R) in a lyophilized 6200 USP Units multi-purpose vial for use as a spreading agent, for hypodermoclysis and as an adjunct in subcutaneous urography; a 200 USP Units/mL vial in sterile solution for such indications was approved by the FDA in December 2004.
In May 2004, the FDA approved Vitrase(R) in a lyophilized 6200 USP Units multi-purpose vial for use as a spreading agent; a 200 USP Units/mL vial in sterile solution for use as a spreading agent was approved in December 2004.