thrombolytic drug

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thrombolytic drug

(thrŏm'bəlĭt`ĭk) or

clot-dissolving drug,

substance, such as streptokinase or tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), that causes the breakdown of blood clots (see thrombosisthrombosis
, obstruction of an artery or vein by a blood clot (thrombus). Arterial thrombosis is generally more serious because the supply of oxygen and nutrition to an area of the body is halted.
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) that obstruct the flow of blood through the vessels. Its uses include injection during or shortly after a heart attack or strokestroke,
destruction of brain tissue as a result of intracerebral hemorrhage or infarction caused by thrombosis (clotting) or embolus (obstruction in a blood vessel caused by clotted blood or other foreign matter circulating in the bloodstream); formerly called apoplexy.
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 (see infarctioninfarction,
blockage of blood circulation to a localized area or organ of the body resulting in tissue death. Infarctions commonly occur in the spleen, kidney, lungs, brain, and heart.
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) to prevent clots from blocking blood flow to the heart muscle or brain.
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And these issues, among others: -- Governmental healthcare spending and effects on that market's performance -- R&D in antiplatelet agents, anticoagulants, heparins, vitamin K antagonists, direct thrombin inhibitors, direct factor Xa agents, fibrinolytics and other antithrombotics -- Development of antidotes for anticoagulation drugs, and the commercial effects.
The contract is for the supply of medicinal products - fibrinolytics.
interval between arrival at hospital to initiation of fibrinolytics (door-to-needle time).
Apart from treatment directed towards the causes, anticoagulants, fibrinolytics and surgical methods are being used.
Despite the proven benefits of quickly restoring blood flow to the heart muscle during a heart attack, 30% of STEMI patients do not receive any reperfusion therapy," neither fibrinolytics nor primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), said Dr.
Mechanical intervention is indicated for patients in whom fibrinolytics are contraindicated, and for those who demonstrate poor response to local urokinase infusion or experience rapid neurological decline.
Erythropoietin (EPO) & Erythr - G-CSF & GM-CSF - Thrombopoietin & Thrombopoies - Interferon - Insulin - Coagulation Factors - Human Growth Hormone (hGH) - FSH, hCG and LH: Therapeutic - Thrombolytics & Fibrinolytics - Enzyme Replacement Therapies
The ACCP statement says that existing evidence is equally supportive of VATS, surgery, or fibrinolytics as acceptable approaches for managing complicated empyema.
The Competitive Intelligence Report Thrombolytics & Fibrinolytics 2011 provides a competitor analysis in the development pipeline of novel thrombolytics and fibrinolytics for treatment of cardiovascular thrombosis, stroke and eye diseases.
It forecasts sales of platelet aggregation inhibitors, heparins, fibrinolytics, vitamin K antagonists, direct thrombin inhibitors and direct factor Xa inhibitors.
Discover sales predictions for the world market and submarkets Along with revenue prediction for the overall world market for that field, you see forecasts to 2023 for these submarkets: -- Platelet aggregation inhibitors -- Anticoagulants -- Fibrinolytics.