Currently, the most common intervention is a clot- dissolving agent
The preliminary results for ARG-230 (A), which are available for over 90% of the total number of patients studied, indicate that the combination of NOVASTAN(R) and the clot dissolving agent
, streptokinase (SK) accelerated the reperfusion of the blocked coronary artery by 36% compared to that achieved with SK alone.
Wax dissolving agents
are effective, but evidence is lacking regarding the superiority of any particular agent.
The larger medical centers, with a greater arsenal of specialists, advanced imaging technology and cutting-edge clot-dissolving therapies, can attack massive stroke by using angiography to apply dissolving agents
directly to the clot.
All three products may be used to provide access to the small, remote and often tortuous vessels in the brain to enable the delivery of blood clot dissolving agents
In the past few years, clot dissolving agents
have become one of the most important treatments for combatting stroke, an event that is most often caused by a blood clot in a brain artery.