bolus thrombolytic

bolus thrombolytic

A a thrombolytic (e.g., tPA) which is administered as a bolus to reduce time to effect and mortality in acute MI.

bolus thrombolytic

Cardiology noun A thrombolytic–eg, tPA, administered as a bolus–ie, to ↓ time to treatment and ↓ mortality in acute MI See ASSENT I, Bolus, TNK-tPA.
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Kahveci, "PE with ST-segment elevation in leads V1-3 and AVR treated successfully by catheter directed high-dose bolus thrombolytic therapy during CPR," The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.
Meeting the NSF targets for door-to-needle time in acute myocardial infarction--the role of a bolus thrombolytic. Br J Cardiol 2006;13:36-41.
Bolus thrombolytic agents like reteplase are available and much better suited than tissue plasminogen activator for use in the prehospital arena.