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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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TABLE 1 Generation of Fibrin specific Nonfibrin specific thrombolytic drug First Urokinase * Streptokinase * Second Recombinant tissue Prourokinase plasminogen activator * (scum-PA) (t-PA) Sk-plasminogen Alteplase activating complex * (APSAC) Third Tenecteplase * (TNK-tPA) ...
The mechanical thrombolytic effect has been confirmed in several experimental studies of only microbubbles and ultrasound, without thrombolytic drugs [39-42].
With appropriate test chemistry, LOT provides a measure of in vitro fibrinolytic effects before the administration of a thrombolytic drug [6].
Until a few years ago, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was contraindicated in patients with a thrombolytic drug on board, but today's widespread use of stents, thienopyridines, and glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors has made the routine use of PCI following lytic therapy a recommended strategy, C.
Thrombolytic drugs act to break down the blood clot which causes a heart attack, allowing oxygen to get to the heart muscle.
studies was the thrombolytic drug used; desmoteplase, a plasminogen activator derived from vampire bat saliva.
Each North-East Ambulance Service paramedic has a check list which they must follow before administering a thrombolytic drug.
It is protein and as it is bacterial product so human body has the ability to develop immunity against it.1 It was developed as a thrombolytic drug that was used earlier for haemothorax, pleural exudates, tuberculous meningitis treatment and then used for Myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism and empyema.
Package 1 - basic medicines package 2 - infusion fluids package 3 - water-repellent dressing package 4 - thiopental package 5 - antibiotics and chemotherapeutics package 6 - specialty drugs package 7 - specialist tickets package 8 - the agent that reverses the action of dabigatran package 9 - thrombolytic drug package 10 - neololeptics package 11 - neololeptics package 12 - neurological and psychiatric drugs + proton pump inhibitor package 13 - risperidon about before carefully.
This group of new products, added to the company's portfolio of angiographic catheters, thrombolytic drug delivery systems, electro-mechanical injectors, vascular access devices and carbon dioxide systems, places AngioDynamics as a full-service provider to the global Interventional Radiology community.
If intracranial bleeding is suspected, thrombolytic drug infusion must be stopped immediately, an emergent CT scan ordered and neurosurgical consultation obtained if the CT demonstrates hemorrhage.
The thrombolytic drug is now being administered by paramedics and doctors faster than before.