News tagged with tissue plasminogen activator
Related topics: blood clots , stroke , ischemic stroke
(HealthDay) -- A medication called tenecteplase may be more effective at treating strokes caused by clots in large blood vessels in the brain than the current standard therapy, Australian researchers report.
Cardiology Mar 22, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Thromboembolic stroke, caused by a blood clot in the brain, results in damage to the parts of the brain starved of oxygen. Breaking up the clot with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) reduces the amount of damage, however, ...
Neuroscience Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Acute ischemic stroke patients taking the blood thinner warfarin can be treated safely with the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a novel biomimetic strategy that delivers life-saving nanotherapeutics directly ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Arizona professor is overseeing the manufacture of an experimental drug that could help reduce brain damage after a stroke.
Medical research Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A new generation of devices could significantly improve care for patients who have some of the most devastating types of strokes.
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0