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To determine if instillation of tissue plasminogen activator into a percutaneously drained intraabdominal abscess cavity results in faster resolution of the abscess compared to normal standard of care.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Treatment
tissue plasminogen activator
University Health Network
University Health Network, Toronto
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:52-0400
RATIONALE: Tissue plasminogen activator and captopril may help the body generate angiostatin. Angiostatin may stop the growth of cancer by stopping blood flow to the tumor. PURPOSE: This ...
Evaluation of ischemic stroke patients receiving tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) during air ambulance transfer
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The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of delivering recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) and ultrasound to the site of the blood clot blocking blood flow to the b...
Desmoteplase (DSPA) was evaluated and compared with tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) for its intraocular fibrinolytic effect and short-term toxicity in an in vivo study using rabbit eyes.
Urokinase-plasminogen activator (uPA) is a serine protease expressed at high basal level in normal gingival cervical fluid. Despite its known pathologic role in tissue proteolysis in periodontitis, li...
Coagulation plays a role in ischemic heart disease (IHD). However, which coagulation factors are targets of intervention is unclear. We assessed how genetically predicted vWF (von Willebrand factor), ...
It is estimated that 6.6%-9.3% of stroke patients have unruptured cerebral aneurysms. The safety of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (r-tPA) for stroke patients with these aneurysms is uncerta...
An acylated inactive complex of streptokinase and human lysine-plasminogen. After injection, the acyl group is slowly hydrolyzed, producing an activator that converts plasminogen to plasmin, thereby initiating fibrinolysis. Its half-life is about 90 minutes compared to 5 minutes for TPA; (TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR); 16 minutes for UROKINASE-TYPE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR and 23 minutes for STREPTOKINASE. If treatment is initiated within 3 hours of onset of symptoms for acute myocardial infarction, the drug preserves myocardial tissue and left ventricular function and increases coronary artery patency. Bleeding complications are similar to other thrombolytic agents.
A proteolytic enzyme in the serine protease family found in many tissues which converts PLASMINOGEN to FIBRINOLYSIN. It has fibrin-binding activity and is immunologically different from UROKINASE-TYPE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR. The primary sequence, composed of 527 amino acids, is identical in both the naturally occurring and synthetic proteases.
An extracellular receptor specific for UROKINASE-TYPE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR. It is attached to the cell membrane via a GLYCOSYLPHOSPHATIDYLINOSITOL LINKAGE and plays a role in the co-localization of urokinase-type plasminogen activator with PLASMINOGEN.
Member of the serpin family of proteins. It inhibits both the tissue-type and urokinase-type plasminogen activators.
A member of the serpin family of proteins. It inhibits both the tissue-type and urokinase-type plasminogen activators.
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