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throm·bol·y·sis

 (thrŏm-bŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. throm·bol·y·ses (-sēz)
Dissolution or destruction of a thrombus.

throm′bo·lyt′ic (-bə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

thrombolysis

(ˌθrɒmˈbɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Medicine) the breaking up of a blood clot
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrombolysis - the process of breaking up and dissolving blood clots
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
Translations
trombolisi

throm·bol·y·sis

n. trombólisis, lisis o disolución de un coágulo.

thrombolysis

n trombolisis f
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Average time from the first call for help to receiving clot-busting drugs was 56 minutes compared to 94 minutes.
3) promoting admission to Stroke Units ; 4) highlighting conditions for best-practice treatments such as clot-busting drugs, and mechanical clot retrieval ; 5) acknowledging that rehabilitation is a critical step in the treatment process; 6) highlighting secondary prevention treatments and lifestyle changes; and, 7) to encourage everyone to take action to drive awareness and push for better access to stroke treatments.
A CLOT-BUSTING drug used to treat stroke patients has been deemed "safe and effective" by an independent review.
In this 500 patient study, investigators found that using intra-arterial treatment to remove a stroke-causing blood clot in a large vessel supplying blood to the brain provides better outcomes than trying to dissolve the clot using a clot-busting drug (lytic) alone, which was the previous standard of care.
ISLAMABAD -- A new clot-busting drug seems to improve the prospect of recovery for stroke victims.
A high-tech stroke ambulance is delivering clot-busting drugs faster than ever before and improving quality of life for stroke survivors.
Adding clot-busting medications known as thrombolytics to conventional approaches when treating sudden-onset pulmonary embolism is associated with 47 percent fewer deaths than using standard intravenous anticoagulant medications alone.
STROKE survivors lose a month of healthy life for every 15-minute delay in receiving a clot-busting drug, according to new research.
Matty, who works at Xercise4Less in his home town of Stockton, was given clot-busting drugs at hospital but these did not improve his condition.
Marion Giles, 66, said it was "appalling" that Brian Jewers - who was later struck off - was still at work at the time he refused a doctor's request to give a clot-busting drug to her husband Grahame, who later died.
9 million nerve cells every minute, and so victims must be given a crucial blood clot-busting injection as soon as possible.
Dr Shetty said 33% of people who receive the crucial clot-busting injection recover well, with 13% returning to normal.