- adj. Of, pertaining to, or causing thrombolysis
- n. a kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle
- thrombo- + lytic (Wiktionary)
“As part of the Toronto protocol, paramedics were trained to screen for stroke and then transport stroke patients directly to a designated Regional Stroke Centre with an around-the-clock stroke team that could rapidly assess patients and administer tPA intravenously (also called thrombolytic therapy).”
“Every few weeks a passenger has a heart attack so thrombolytic drugs are kept on-hand, says Chris Taylor, the ship's senior doctor.”
“Primary angioplasty versus intravenous thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction: a quantitative review of 23 randomised trials.”
“Do not take with thrombolytic or blood thinning medications see p.”
“This plan should include a decision about administering thrombolytic drugs based on whether or not you have any history of unusual bleeding.”
“Later, Claudia learned that all the fuss about this medication was justified—the doctor had made a radical choice in selecting this new type of thrombolytic therapy because he worried that, as a young woman in her reproductive years who still had menstrual periods, the tPA might trigger uncontrollable bleeding.”
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