antithrombin

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antithrombin

[‚an·tē′thräm·bən]
(biochemistry)
A substance in blood plasma that inactivates thrombin.
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In phase II studies, the antithrombin agents, including hirudin, showed greater efficacy than heparin in improving angiographic variables in acute coronary syndromes and following coronary angioplasty.
Heparin induced thrombocytopenia: diagnosis and contemporary antithrombin management.