Taming the clot-buster tPA

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Treating stroke with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) can help dissolve blood clots and improve outcome. But tPA also increases the risk of hemorrhage and has other deleterious effects. A new approach to treatment minimizes these negative effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)993-994
Number of pages2
JournalNature medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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