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fi·bri·nol·y·sis

 (fī′brə-nŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. fi·bri·nol·y·ses (-sēz′)
The breakdown of fibrin, usually by the enzymatic action of plasmin.

fi′bri·no·lyt′ic (-nə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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fi·bri·no·lyt·ic

a. fibrinolítico-a, rel. a la desintegración de fibrina.
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fibrinolytic

adj & n fibrinolítico
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The drugs segment has been categorized into vasopressors, anti-arrhythmic drugs, anticholinergic drugs, corticosteroids, fibrinolytic drugs, beta blockers, and others (sodium bicarbonate, crystalloids, colloids, etc.).
Increased fibrinolytic activity, which is stimulated by surgical trauma, may also increase blood loss after TKA, at least during the early postoperative hours.
Coagulation and fibrinolytic system plays an important role in the pathogenesis of serious lung diseases such as complicated pneumonia and respiratory distress syndrome (5,6).
Fibrinolytic therapy has demonstrated greater efficacy than heparin in the treatment of MPE.
There are three therapy options available for the treatment of thrombosis: anticoagulants, antiplatelet agents and fibrinolytic enzymes.
In the absence of contraindications, fibrinolytic therapy should be administered to patients with STEMI at non PCI capable hospitals when the anticipated FMC to device time at PCI capable hospital exceeds 120 minutes because of unavoidable delays.
Conclusion: This study demonstrated that systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients with diffuse subset are characterized by increased plasma D-dimer values, reflecting a potential activation of both the hemostatic and fibrinolytic cascades, which might finally predispose these patients to thrombotic complications.
The company was founded in 2005 to develop therapeutics based on novel discoveries to modulate the fibrinolytic system, identified by a team of scientists at Tokyo Univesity of Agriculture and Technology, led by Dr.
It is still up to the body's own fibrinolytic system to resolve the blockage, which may or may not happen.
Due to serious limitations of fibrinolytic agents such as high cost, low specificity towards fibrin, gastrointestinal bleeding and resistance to allergic reactions (1), there is much importance of fibrinolytic enzymes of microbial origin due to its wide range of applications in medicine, healthcare and pharmaceutical industry (3).
Current guide lines recommend fibrinolytic therapy if the thrombus is less than 14 days old, the patient has NYHA class I-II symptoms and thrombus is small I size (50% improvement in trans-valvular gradients from baseline but with incomplete normalization of leaflet motion on fluoroscopy.