fibrinolysis fibrinolysis

Definition(s):

  • (n) a normal ongoing process that dissolves fibrin and results in the removal of small blood clots

Usage(s):

  • Usually we have an endogenous system it's called fibrinolysis to dissolve the thrombi.

News

  • Younger men receive faster care for heart attacks, angina compared with women of same age, study shows

    In younger adults experiencing heart attacks and angina, men are more likely to receive faster care compared with women, new research shows. In the study, men received faster access to electrocardiograms (ECGs) and fibrinolysis than women, with door-to-ECG and door-to-needle times of 15 and 21 minutes and 28 and 36 minutes, respectively. The study also found that gender-related factors affected ...
    on March 18, 2014     Source: Science Daily

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