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What are tissue plasminogen activators used for?

What are tissue plasminogen activators used for?

Dissolve blood clots: These are proteins that when added to blood bind to clots and dissolve them. ...Read more

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Got superficial blood clots in left arm with no cause again. Coagulation panel showed high plasminogen. What does that mean?

Got superficial blood clots in left arm with no cause again. Coagulation panel showed high plasminogen. What does that mean?

Too much plasminogen: Your high plasminogen likely causes, or is related to, your clotting problem. See an explanation of your rare disorder on this website (cut and paste into web browser): http://www. Chla. Org/site/c.ipINKTOAJsG/b.7717791/k.A1D0/Disorders_of_Fibrinolysis__Bleeding_Disorder__Plasminogen. Htm#.VAhd29m9LCQ Talk to a hematologist for more understanding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are tissue plasminogen activators used for?

Dissolve blood clots: These are proteins that when added to blood bind to clots and dissolve them. ...Read more

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Please explain plasminogen activator.?

Please explain plasminogen activator.?

Clot Buster: Tissue plasminogen activator (tpa (alteplase)) is a chemical that triggers rapid breakdown of blood clots. It is used in stroke patients in an attempt to restore bloodflow to the brain before cells die, but the risk of bleeding makes it safe to use only in very specific circumstances. The most common reason for not qualifying for tpa (alteplase) is not getting to the er quickly enough- don't wait! Time is brain! ...Read more

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A tissue plasminogen activator is what?

A tissue plasminogen activator is what?

Fibrinolytic: Tissue plasminogen activator (tpa) is a serine protease (enzyme) that catalyzes the reaction that converts plasminogen to plasmin. Plasmin is responsible for breaking down blood clots by cleaving molecules of fibrin, creating "fibrin degradation products". ...Read more

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What are the differences between recombinant tissue plasminogen activator and tissue plasminogen activator?

What are the differences between recombinant tissue plasminogen activator and tissue plasminogen activator?

Same aa sequence: tPA and its recombinant version (Activase) are identical with respect to the amino acid sequence. There have been reported some minor differences with respect to glycosylation of the protein, but this is well within the specifications of the cGMP production by the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Got superficial blood clots in left arm with no cause again. Coagulation panel showed high plasminogen. What does that mean?

Too much plasminogen: Your high plasminogen likely causes, or is related to, your clotting problem. See an explanation of your rare disorder on this website (cut and paste into web browser): http://www. Chla. Org/site/c.ipINKTOAJsG/b.7717791/k.A1D0/Disorders_of_Fibrinolysis__Bleeding_Disorder__Plasminogen. Htm#.VAhd29m9LCQ Talk to a hematologist for more understanding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the healthiest physical activity?

What is the healthiest physical activity?

Walking: Try walking, safe and effective. Also eating healthy foods with exercise without smoking, drinking alcohol, no drugs, no sunbathing. ...Read more

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What activities should I undertake to stay healthy and fit?

What activities should I undertake to stay healthy and fit?

Exercises, sports: Depend on your tolerance and condition, you can do sports, or exercises in which there are many forms, and eating healthy. You can join the gym, there are usually trainers who will counsel you based on your present condition and recommend what is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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What it mean PTB undetermined activity?

What it mean PTB undetermined activity?

Dr. Raff knows!: Please see his reply to:pulmonary tuberculosis with undetermined activity -- https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/ptb-with-undetermined-activity ...Read more

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What is ptb undetermined activity? And how to cure?

What is ptb undetermined activity? And how to cure?

This sounds like the: Terminology that might be used in a chest x-ray report. It means "pulmonary tuberculosis of undetermined activity." The image suggests some exposure to TB, but whether or not it is an active or old infection can not be determined by the image alone. Further testing (sputum, possibly skin/blood tests or further imaging) can clarify. Then curative antibiotic treatment can be recommended. Good wishes ...Read more

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What are the activity levels after a pancreatectomy?

What are the activity levels after a pancreatectomy?

Variable: Diagnosis? Other illnesses? Age? Other pre existing limitations? Generally surgical recovery, then steady recovery of mobility, strength. ...Read more

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What compounds increase acetylcholinesterase activity?

Why do you ask?: Or. .. "What are Organophosphates? " if you're playing Jeopardy. ...Read more

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What hobbies and recreational activities should i avoid?

More info needed: Need more information as there could be specific activities you need to avoid for a specific medical condition. Just need to know what medical condition. ...Read more

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How to refuse sexual activity?

How to refuse sexual activity?

The Right to Choose: The how questions can be tricky. Your question is very interesting but to get specific advise you may need to share more with us. We do not know your gender, or the specifics you are asking about. But in all cases, married or not, you have the right to say No to any sexual advances. You have this right whether you are male or female. If you are not safe then the first "how' is how to be safe. ...Read more

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Spleen pain during physical activity?

Spleen pain during physical activity?

Side stitch: Pain under your diaphram/ribs on the left or right especially during running sports usuallly is caused by a spasm of your diaphragm. Of it is on the left side it may be interpretted as "spleen" pain. True spleen pain during physical activity may be a serious sign of have enlargement or an injury to your spleen. See a doctor for evaluation and possibly an MRI or ct scan. ...Read more

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What activities can lead to back pain?

What activities can lead to back pain?

Any: Any physical activity has the potential to cause back pain, but impact activities such as running, jogging, jumping, and high-impact aerobics, can be particularly aggravating. In addition, very heavy weight lifting, as well as repetitive activities such as bending/twisting, can be causative. ...Read more

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What are activities to avoid if I have an avm?

What are activities to avoid if I have an avm?

AVM or AVN?: Avn refers to loss of blood supply to a part of a joint and damage that can lead to collapse of bone and joint destruction, it can involve any joint, most commonly hip, knee or shoulder. In avn exercise limitations depend on the joint involved and the stage of the damage. Avm is an arteriovenous malformation, some can be of minimal clinical significance and others, (brain) can be deadly. ...Read more

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