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Thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1591557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Reperfusion of ischaemic myocardium with thrombolytic agents during the early stages of acute myocardial infarction reduces the mortality rate and can limit infarct size with associated sparing of left ventricular function. Effective and safe regimens are now available and in the absence of contraindications thrombolysis should now form part of the standard management acute myocardial infarction.
S R Holmberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0007-1064     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med     Publication Date:    1992 Apr 15-May 5
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-30     Completed Date:  1992-06-30     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0171545     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  572-6, 578-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.
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MeSH Terms
Anistreplase / pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Clinical Protocols
Myocardial Infarction / drug therapy*,  etiology,  mortality,  physiopathology
Recombinant Proteins / pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Streptokinase / pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Thrombolytic Therapy*
Tissue Plasminogen Activator / pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator / pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Recombinant Proteins; 81669-57-0/Anistreplase; EC 3.4.-/Streptokinase; EC Plasminogen Activator; EC Plasminogen Activator

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