tissue plasminogen activator


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tissue plasminogen activator

[¦tish·ü plaz‚min·ə·jən ′ak·tə‚vād·ər]
(medicine)
A proteolytic enzyme that can convert plasminogen to plasmin.
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National US estimates of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator use: ICD-9 codes substantially underestimate.
The use of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in the management of infective intracardiac thrombi in pre-term infants with thrombocytopaenia.
Survey of emergency physicians about recombinant tissue plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke.
Effect of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator on clot lysis and ventricular dilation in the treatment of severe intraventricular haemorrhage.
Effects of quercetin on the release of endothelin, prostacyclin and tissue plasminogen activator from human endothelial cells in culture.
Efficacy and safety of tissue plasminogen activator 3 to 4.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator Stroke Study Group.
Elevated tissue plasminogen activator as a potential marker of endothelial dysfunction in pre-eclampsia: correlation with proteinuria.
A video feed allows the consultant to examine the patient, view the CT scan, and then decide if treatment with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) is needed.
Tenecteplase is a recently developed reengineered isomer of tissue plasminogen activator that possesses many properties of the ideal cardiac arrest thrombolytic agent.
The new therapy, consisting of a bolus of 5,000 U of heparin and a 2-minutelong infusion of 50 mg of tissue plasminogen activator, is designed for those who don't.
The ECGs in Figures 3 and 4 meet the first of these criteria, and after the fourth ECG, the patient received tissue plasminogen activator.