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thrombolytic

 [throm″bo-lit´ik]
1. dissolving or splitting up a thrombus.
2. an agent such as streptokinase or urokinase that dissolves or splits up a thrombus. See also anticoagulant and antithrombotic.

throm·bo·lyt·ic

(throm'bō-lit'ik),
Breaking up or dissolving a thrombus.
Synonym(s): thromboclastic

thrombolytic

/throm·bo·lyt·ic/ (throm″bo-lit´ik) dissolving or splitting up a thrombus, or an agent that so acts.

thrombolytic

[-lit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, thrombos + lysis, a loosening
pertaining to a drug or another agent that dissolves a thrombus.

throm·bo·lyt·ic

(throm'bō-lit'ik)
Breaking up or dissolving a thrombus.
Synonym(s): thromboclastic.

thrombolytic

1. dissolving or splitting up a thrombus.
2. an agent that dissolves or splits up a thrombus.
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In this study, 220 AIS patients admitted in our hospital had individualized thrombolytic therapies, through observing such problems as how to shorten the medication time and reduce the dosage, etc.
He was discharged with dual anti-platelet and oral thrombolytic (two capsules of Thromboles were administered three times daily for 12 weeks).
Being motivated with the reported biological activities, its thrombolytic and antimicrobial activities were evaluated by the established methods.
A recent report in the international journal,Nature Biotechnology (2012, Volume 30-10, 903) pointed highlighted: If CSSK is approved, it could be India s answer to more expensive thrombolytic agents such as tPA .
Thrombolytics may be used to dissolve a blood clot in a vein deep within the body, often in the legs (deep vein thrombosis).
Two classifications of thrombolytic agents are currently available in the market: nonfibrin-specific and fibrin-specific thrombolytic medications (Vaishnavi, Mohanasrinivasan, & Subathra, 2011).
Two patients were presented with bleeding (retroperitoneal bleeding and hematoma) required at least two units of erythrocyte transfusions after thrombolytic therapy (bleeding after thrombolytic: 33%).
To date there has been few reported cases of splenic rupture following the administration of thrombolytic agents(5-8).
Selective intra-arterial thrombolytic therapy (IATT) with various thrombolytic agents is considered promising.
Five thrombolytic drugs and a commercial anticlotting reagent were evaluated using 2 clot manipulation techniques before initiating cell cultures.
The patient was given radiologically-guided catheter-directed thrombolytic therapy using urokinase, combined with localised catheter suction embolectomy, at the first-order branches of the right and left pulmonary arteries.