streptokinase


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strep·to·kin·ase

 (strĕp′tō-kĭn′ās, -āz, -kī′nās, -nāz)
n.
A protein, produced by hemolytic streptococci, that converts plasminogen to plasmin and is used as a drug to dissolve blood clots.

streptokinase

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈkaɪneɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme produced by streptococci that causes the fibrin of certain animal species to undergo lysis

strep•to•ki•nase

(ˌstrɛp toʊˈkaɪ neɪs, -neɪz, -ˈkɪn eɪs, -eɪz)

n.
an enzyme used to dissolve blood clots.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.streptokinase - an enzyme produced by some strains of streptococcus that can liquefy blood clots by converting plasminogen to plasmin; used medicinally in some cases of myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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streptokinase

n estreptoquinasa
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Keywords:Atypical chest pain, Injection Streptokinase, Typical chest pain,Unstable Angina.
In our study, streptokinase was prescribed in 255 (42.
The present comparative parallel study between streptokinase and reteplase was carried out in the district of Hapur and Bulandshahr from 2013 to 2015.
3] Nonstandard abbreviations: MI, myocardial infarction; ECG, electrocardiogram; CK, creatine kinase; GUSTO, Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue plasminogen activator for Occluded coronary arteries trial; TnT, cardiac troponin T.
Fibrinolytic treatment of complicated pediatric thoracic empyemas with intrapleural streptokinase.
The patient was intubated and mechanical ventilation was on, and we resumed the streptokinase infusion at a rate of 75,000 IU/hour, after withdrawing the catheter in the main pulmonary artery, for another 48 hours; than he underwent UFH therapy.
Catheter-based pulmonary thrombectomy was performed, followed by intrapulmonary thrombolysis with Streptokinase for the next 10 hours.
Streptokinase is a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning that no adequate studies have been done in humans but potential benefits outweigh risks.
Thrombolytic activity of water (control), streptokinase and various extracts of the whole plant of Andrographis paniculata Activity Water n-hexane Ethanol Crude Strepto- soluble soluble ethanol kinase fraction fraction extract Thrombolytic 50.
The only nonfibrin-specific thrombolytic agent available is streptokinase (Streptase[R]).
To another query, he said an alternate is available for those who do not want this procedure, which is the administration of Streptokinase injection, available free of cost for non-affording patients.
Mais le diagnostic precoce pendant les quatre premieres heures qui suivent l'AVC permet a l'equipe medicale de perfuser au patient une enzyme, la streptokinase qui dissout la thrombose ou l'embolie.