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Why use alteplase drug in treatment. of myocardial infarction?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
It dissolves: Blood clots.
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 34 years experience
To stop it!: It treated soon enough, a clot-based coronary artery obstruction can be dissolve with this medication before signifcant to the heart muscle can occur.

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