Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or causing thrombolysis

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  • n. a kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle

Etymologies

thrombo- +‎ lytic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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).

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Every few weeks a passenger has a heart attack so thrombolytic drugs are kept on-hand, says Chris Taylor, the ship's senior doctor.

    What It Takes to Keep a City Afloat

  • Primary angioplasty versus intravenous thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction: a quantitative review of 23 randomised trials.

    Clive Meanwell, M.D.: Heart Attack Care: Why Finding the Best Hospital Makes a Big Difference

  • Do not take with thrombolytic or blood thinning medications see p.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • This plan should include a decision about administering thrombolytic drugs based on whether or not you have any history of unusual bleeding.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • 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.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • It has market leading positions in several of its operating segments including angiographic products and thrombolytic catheters.

  • AngioDynamics' diverse product lines include market-leading ablation systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, dialysis products, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products, embolization products and venous products.

    AngioDynamics Receives FDA Warning Letter Regarding Certain NanoKnife® System Promotional Activities - Yahoo! Finance

  • AngioDynamics' diverse product lines include market-leading ablation systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products, embolization products and venous products.

  • AngioDynamics' diverse product lines include market-leading radiofrequency and irreversible electroporation ablation systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, dialysis products, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products, embolization products and venous products.

    AngioDynamics Reports Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Financial Results - Yahoo! Finance

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