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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.
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thrombolysis

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

throm·bol·y·sis

n. trombólisis, lisis o disolución de un coágulo.
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thrombolysis

n trombolisis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Zervakis et al., "Successful resuscitation with thrombolysis of a patient suffering fulminant pulmonary embolism after recent intracerebral haemorrhage," Resuscitation, vol.
Thrombolysis was considered as an option if the patient developed haemodynamic instability, yet the patient was reluctant for thrombolysis because of high risk of bleeding in view of low platelet counts.
Early carotid revascularization performed after intravenous thrombolysis could increase the efficacy of stroke prevention strategy [2].
In addition to thrombolysis - internationally recognized as a very effective treatment in acute ischemic stroke, which must be given within 4.5 hours of the onset of symptoms - the HMC stroke team now regularly utilizes interventional thrombectomies, the retrieval of blocked vessel clots through a catheter.
Clinical efficacy of intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) was proved in 1995 after publication of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) study [5].
But for this to happen, all hospitals need to be equipped with specialist stroke units, and medicine for basic thrombolysis treatment needs to be made available.
To address the suggested PTS pathophysiology of retained thrombosis, catheter-directed thrombolysis has also been used in treatment to prevent PTS.
Contemporary treatment modalities for PE vary, ranging between heparin alone, thrombolysis, catheter-directed therapy, and surgical embolectomy.
The repeat aPTT was reported in the normal range, making the patient eligible for thrombolysis. The patient tolerated this intervention well and hemoglobin remained stable throughout hospital course.
Oral anticoagulation alone is insufficient and catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) is usually performed [4].
Alteplase is the most effective and frequently used recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for thrombolysis in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) [1].
Endovascular therapy included aspiration, thrombolysis, anticoagulation, balloon dilatation, stent implantation, and surgical intervention.