thrombolytic therapy


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Noun1.thrombolytic therapy - therapy consisting of the administration of a pharmacological agent to cause thrombolysis of an abnormal blood clot
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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Patients in group 1 were treated with percutaneous coronary intervention, while those in group 2 received thrombolytic therapy. Cell death detection enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kit was used for the analysis of cardiomyocyte apoptosis.
Under the premise of ensuring the effectiveness, low-dose rt-PA thrombolytic therapy could not only reduce the risks of such high-dose treatment caused serious complications as gastrointestinal bleeding and cerebral bleeding but also reduce the economic burden of the patients.
Patient treatment delay, which is of particular concern among African Americans, is one of the major reasons for thrombolytic therapy underuse among patients with ischemic stroke.
Thrombolytic therapy or surgery for valve prosthesis thrombosis: systematic review and metaanalysis.
In resource-crunched settings like rural India, where Cath Lab facilities are scarce, thrombolytic therapy is still an important part of the early treatment of STEMI.
References described 17 patients with MPE who received high dosage of thrombolytic therapy before or after (less than 24 hours) undergoing resuscitation.
Early monitoring of serum cardiac troponin I for assessment of coronary reperfusion following thrombolytic therapy. Am J Clin Path 1996;105:6-10.
According to a report by Kidderminster Healthcare Trust, the Thrombolytic Therapy is being given to patients at the hospital at Tenbury Wells to dissolve blood clots in heart attack cases.
Although the potential benefits of thrombolytic therapy are substantial, so too are the risks and the service implications.
Cost-effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy with tissue plasminogen activator as compared with streptokinase for acute myocardial infarction, N Engl J Med, 1995, 332:1418-24.
(They are not used on patients who are receiving thrombolytic therapy to break up existing blood clots.) Oral forms of these super aspirins have not shown any benefit over aspirin use.
Health Secretary Alan Milburn will today ask medical watchdogs to fast track approval for the treatment, called thrombolytic therapy.