clot buster

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Noun1.clot buster - a kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle
pharmaceutic, pharmaceutical - drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
Activase, tissue plasminogen activator - a thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot; used in treating acute myocardial infarction
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They moved him to the Stroke Mobile, did a CT scan on him and after further confirmation started the clot buster TPA, all within 45-50 minutes of the onset of the stroke.
Life Saving Clot Buster are available to only 0.01 percent of patients.
clot buster; Efient or Effient (prasugrel) is an antiplatelet drug.
" Developing clot buster drugs is remarkable as it covers the whole inventor/ innovation chain from economically robust process development to obtain affordable modern drugs to internationally competitive blockbusters," Director General CSIR Prof Samir K.
Medical therapies with "clot buster" drugs have been associated with a high degree of morbidity and mortality.
The Neuro Resource RN has been in constant contact with the pharmacy and they are ready to mix and deliver the "clot buster" medication upon receipt of the physician's order.
A stroke is occasionally treated in a hospital with thrombolysis (also known as a "clot buster").
The hope is that by the introduction of this drug the overall price the overall price of the clot buster drugs will go down.
T-PA is a 'clot buster' that can dissolve the clot and allow blood flow and oxygen back to the brain.
If the physician believes the symptoms are caused by a blocked blood vessel, treatment with a "clot buster," such as t-PA (tissue plasminogen activator), within 3 hours can reopen the vessel and may reduce the severity of the stroke.