Brain Attack; Carotid Endarterectomy; Cerebrovascular Disease
A stroke happens when blood flow to the brain stops. There are two different kinds of stroke. The most common is an ischemic stroke, caused by a blood clot that blocks a blood vessel or artery in the brain. The other, less common, is a hemorrhagic stroke, caused when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures and spills blood into the surrounding tissue. Brain cells in the area begin to die, either because they stop getting the oxygen and nutrients they need to function, or they are killed by the rupt...
Streptokinase is an extracellular metallo-enzyme produced by alpha-haemolytic streptococcus and is used as an effective and cheap clot-dissolving medication in some cases of myocardial infarction (heart attack) and pulmonary embolism.
Stroke as related to Streptokinase
- Streptokinase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Streptokinase (SK) is a protein secreted by several species of streptococci that can bind and activate human plasminogen. SK is used as an effective and inexpensive ...
- Streptokinase. - NCBI
Learn about the potential side effects of streptokinase. Includes common and rare side effects information for consumers and healthcare professionals.
- Hemorrhage After an Acute Ischemic Stroke
Detailed drug Information for streptokinase Intravenous, Intracoronary. Includes common brand names, drug descriptions, warnings, side effects and dosing information.
- Streptase (Streptokinase) Drug Information: Warnings and ...
Learn about warnings and precautions for the drug Streptase (Streptokinase).
- Guidelines for Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Stroke: A ...
Paralysis Definition. Paralysis is defined as complete loss of strength in an affected limb or muscle group. Description. The chain of nerve cells that runs from the ...