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Latest Tissue plasminogen activator Stories

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.

2013-03-14 17:23:00

When someone has a stroke, time equals brain.

2013-03-13 15:21:24

Millions of Americans take aspirin or other drugs every day to reduce their risk of heart attacks or other problems caused by blood clots.

2013-02-13 23:03:52

NeuroCareTech introduces First iPhone app designed by a doctor for doctors’ clinical use to help rapidly determine stroke patient eligibility for life-saving treatment called tPA.