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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Risks of intracranial hemorrhage among patients with acute ischemic stroke receiving warfarin and treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator.
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.
Cloning and expression of a human tissue plasminogen activator variant: [K.
0004 Data is expressed as Mean [+ or -] SEM; Differences were studied by Mann-Whitney-test; Note: total (TFPI-T) & free (TFPI-F) tissue factor pathway inhibitor, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1), and tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA).
Estimated Cost Savings of Increased Use of Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Canada.
Outcome and severe hemorrhagic complications of intravenous thrombolysis with tissue plasminogen activator in very old (> or =80 years) stroke patients.
Effect of lipopolysaccha-ride from periodontal pathogens on the production of tissue plasminogen activator and plasminogen activator inhibitor 2 by human gingival fibroblasts.
Fibrinolysis is initiated by tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) or urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA; primary activator in mice), which converts plasminogen to plasmin, the active protease that degrades fibrin networks.
This study's objective was to evaluate the clinical response and side effects of a thrombolytic agent, tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), for the treatment of ATE ("Prospective evaluation of tissue plasminogen activator in 11 cats with arterial thromboembolism" in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2010).