fibrinolytic agents


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fibrinolytic agents,

n.pl agents that decrease the breakdown of fibrin.
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Both groups had similar ages and similar percentages of men, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, chest pain, and anterior wall infarctions on presentation, the use of streptokinase as the fibrinolytic agent, and similar percentages of TIMI-3 flow restoration, and the need for coronary artery bypass grafting.
Fibrinolytic agents (urokinase, rt-PA, streptokinase) have been used in the treatment of lysis of intraparenchymal hematomas, (30) posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus in preterm infants, (31,32) IVH in preterm infants, (31,32) lysis of cisternal clots associated with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, (33,34) and IVH of various etiologies in adults.
Retavase, a fibrinolytic agent, has been approved for marketing by the regulatory authorities in Canada and will soon be available to hospitals nationwide.
As with all fibrinolytic agents, RETAVASE therapy increases the risk of bleeding, including intracranial bleeding, and should be used only in appropriate patients.
With TLC C-53 and our recently acquired technology for liposomal fibrinolytic agents, we are building a strong pipeline of products targeted to diseases of the cells of the vasculature.
LIPOSOME ACQUIRES CLOT-BUSTER TECHNOLOGY FOR HEART ATTACKS; PATENT TO COVER LIPOSOME-ENCAPSULATED FIBRINOLYTIC AGENTS FOR ARTERY REOPENING
RETAVASE, a fibrinolytic agent that is administered in two fixed doses and does not require a patient to be weighed before it is administered, facilitates treatment in the pre-hospital setting," said Donald Rosenberg, M.