tissue plasminogen activator

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Synonyms for tissue plasminogen activator

a thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot

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For this assay HEK-125 were used as a positive control as they have been documented in the literature to have been killed by TPA application ( Parkinson et al 1980) while SCC-25 were used as negative control.
Results: The mean serum levels of both TPA and IL-6 were significantly higher in breast cancer patients than healthy control group.
TPA All Access pass holders will also be prohibited from bringing through any items that have been barred by the Transportation Security Administration.
However, a study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers may greatly expand the number of stroke patients who can safely be treated with the clot-buster tPA. The study, published online in Annals of Neurology, describes the results of a trial using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologies to identify patients likely to be within 4.5 hours of stroke onset, even though their initial symptoms had not been witnessed.
Vivek Sethia, co-founder and director, Beyontec, said: "We are pleased to be part of Invita Claims' initiative to automate TPA motor claims service in Bahrain.
Moreover, it is proposed that tPA activates the complement pathway by increasing C4a and C5a.
Angioedema secondary to tPA administration is a rare side effect with an estimated incidence of 0.02% in patients being treated with alteplase for acute MI [4].
In the current study, the stability and mechanism of TPA and 1,4-BD in HCW were investigated in two separate reactors: a fused silica capillary reactor (FSCR) and a stainless steel autoclave reactor.
In order to protect against the above malicious TPA, Armknecht et al.
"We had a wonderful turnout for this fundraiser, and we are very proud of our community's support," said TPA's Chief Administrative Office Albert M.
Many plan sponsors have a bundled arrangement, where the TPA and recordkeeper are one and the same; in an unbundled arrangement, a plan sponsor hires both a recordkeeper and a standalone TPA.
TPA qualifications: Plans will have different needs depending on their type, design, number of participants and asset size.
The first line treatment for stroke -- what the American Heart Association calls the gold standard -- is a drug called tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA for short.
Until recently, the only approved method for removing a clot from an artery during a stroke was a medication called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).