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Latest Tissue plasminogen activator Stories

2013-10-25 10:22:49

A hands-free ultrasound device combined with a clot-busting drug was safe for ischemic stroke patients in a phase II pilot study.

2013-07-26 13:31:18

Women with clot-caused strokes are less likely than men to arrive at the hospital in time to receive the best treatment.

2013-05-16 14:58:11

A new study from the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine has found that, when delivered via ultrasound, the natural enzyme plasmin is more effective at dissolving stroke-causing clots than the standard of care, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA).

2013-05-07 23:26:45

Award demonstrates the New York Hospital's commitment to quality care for stroke patients. Mt.

2013-03-27 12:34:52

Stroke patients are three times more likely to receive clot-busting medication if treated at a certified stroke center.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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