thrombolytic therapy

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therapy consisting of the administration of a pharmacological agent to cause thrombolysis of an abnormal blood clot

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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.
Thrombolytic therapy is a method to breakdown the blood clot, restore the interrupted blood supply in ischemic area, which includes IV and intra-arterial approaches, the former is more commonly used.
ST segment elevation on ECG can also be observed in acute pericarditis, however, thrombolytic therapy is contraindicated in acute pericarditis (1).
Exclusion criteria included patients with severe renal and hepatic failure, pregnant women; patients had a contraindication to thrombolytic therapy including recent head/facial trauma and or ischemic stroke within last 3 months, intracranial tumor, and prior intracranial hemorrhage, suspected aortic dissection, active internal bleeding, or bleeding diathesis, and severe uncontrolled hypertension.
Prevention of venous thromboembolism: the Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy.
How to use a variety of measures to carry out the individualized thrombolytic therapy as early and quickly as possible and to shorten the treatment time has become a research hotspot.
Patients treated with thrombolytic therapy, those who were on thrombotic or anticoagulant treatment prior to the stroke, or those with intracranial/intracerebral hemorrhage during the first neuroimaging in an emergency room were not included in the study.
6, 9) Spontaneous abortion rate (8-20%) associated with thrombolytic therapy is almost similar or only slightly higher than that in the general population.
Intravenous thrombolytic therapy with TPA reduces morbidity when given within 41/2 hours after onset of stroke.
First level decisions about the appropriateness of thrombolytic therapy in patients with acute stroke are largely based on the findings from CT, as the presence of significant infarction raises the risk of hemorrhage, thus the reader must be sensitive to these often subtle changes that identify acute infarction.
At the age of 72, he was the first patient in the Fitchburg-Leominster area to undergo a revolutionary cardiac treatment known as Thrombolytic Therapy.
SAN DIEGO -- Adding uric add to thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke looked promising enough in a double-blind placebo-controlled trial of 420 adult patients that investigators will seek funding for a larger trial.
Thrombolytic therapy promotes rapid disintegration of the thrombus or embolus in many conditions, such as myocardial infarction (MI) (Kunadian & Gibson, 2012), acute stroke (Feske, 2012), pulmonary embolism (Stein & Matta, 2012), deep vein thrombosis (DVT) (Dasari, Pappi, & Hennebry, 2012), venous thromboembolism (Findlay, Keogh, & Cooper, 2010), frostbite injury (Gross & Moore, 2012), and central venous catheter occlusion (Baskin et al.