Latest Thrombolysis Stories
Acute ischemic stroke patients taking the blood thinner warfarin can be treated safely with the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).
Higher volume endovascular stroke centers have faster times to treatment, higher reperfusion rates and higher rates of good clinical outcomes.
Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S.
Everyone is familiar with the pain of skinned knees.
By discovering how a blood clot-busting enzyme is switched on, researchers have unlocked a century-old atomic riddle that could lead to new treatments for clotting and bleeding disorders, and some cancers.
Until now, few studies have looked into the safety of children taking the same clot-busting drugs used by adults to reduce stroke symptom disabilities.
New research looks at whether clot-busting drugs can safely be given to children who have strokes.
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