What Is Thrombolysis?

Q:
What is thrombolysis?

A:
Thrombolysis is the breakdown of blood clots formed in blood vessels, using as a kind of therapy. The main complication of thrombolysis is bleeding.

Thrombolysis is often used in ST elevation myocardial infarction, stroke, very large pulmonary embolisms, severe deep vein thrombosis, acute limb ischemia, etc.

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