News related to Abbokinase (Urokinase) and/or conditions it is approved for
Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clot in the Lung)
Source: MedicineNet alteplase Specialty [2012.06.06]
Title: Pulmonary Embolism (Blood Clot in the Lung)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/20/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2012 12:00:00 AM
NSAIDs Double Bleeding Risk With Anticoagulants for DVT/PE
Source: theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2014.04.15]
Patients taking anticoagulants for deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism should not take NSAIDs or aspirin for pain and should instead reach for acetaminophen, researchers caution.
Drug for Clot in Lung Helps -- at a Price (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine [2014.04.09]
(MedPage Today) -- A shot of thrombolytic therapy substantially improved outcomes in intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism in a randomized trial, but the improvement came at a price in bleeding and stroke that is likely to keep acceptance low.