thrombolysis

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thrombolysis

 [throm-bol´€ĭ-sis]
dissolution of a thrombus.

throm·bol·y·sis

(throm-bol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation thromboly'sis.
Fluidifying or dissolving of a thrombus.
[thrombo- + G. lysis, a dissolving]

thrombolysis

/throm·bol·y·sis/ (throm-bol´ĭ-sis) dissolution of a thrombus.

thrombolysis

(thrŏm-bŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. thromboly·ses (-sēz)
Dissolution or destruction of a thrombus.

throm′bo·lyt′ic (-bə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

thrombolysis

[thrombol′isis]
the dissolution of a thrombus.

thrombolysis

Dissolution of a blood clot/thrombus. See Laser thrombolysis.

throm·bol·y·sis

(throm-bol'i-sis)
Liquefaction or dissolving of a thrombus.
[thrombo- + G. lysis, a dissolving]

thrombolysis

thrombus dissolution by thrombolytic drug therapy

thrombolysis

dissolution of a thrombus.
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A vital aspect of immediate care for a heart attack victim is the time it takes to get a person into contact with a trained person able to diagnose heart attack and administer a clot busting drug if needed.
Prompt treatment with clot busting drugs can restore blood flow before major brain damage occurs.
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The Bacchus platforms are percutaneous, and as a result, they significantly reduce complications, and the cost and side effects associated with standard treatments like surgery and the use of powerful clot busting drugs.
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Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust press officer Simon Grant said: 'A key aspect of the immediate care for a patient who has a heart attack is the time it takes to get the patient to a trained person able to give a diagnosis and give the clot busting drug.