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Thrombectomy Summary

Description: Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material from a blood vessel at the point of its formation. Removal of a clot arising from a distant site is called EMBOLECTOMY.

Also Known As: Thrombectomies

Networked: 2842 relevant articles (232 outcomes, 266 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Thrombectomy is Relevant

  1. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 75 outcomes 75 studies in 1135 results
  2. Stroke (Strokes) : 60 outcomes 92 studies in 461 results
  3. Myocardial Infarction : 28 outcomes 65 studies in 223 results
  4. Venous Thrombosis (Deep-Vein Thrombosis) : 24 outcomes 13 studies in 267 results
  5. Pulmonary Embolism : 13 outcomes 5 studies in 131 results
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Drugs Related to Thrombectomy

  1. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  2. abciximab (ReoPro)
  3. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
  4. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase)
  5. Fibrinolytic Agents (Antithrombotic Agents)
  6. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)
  7. Papaverine
  8. Anticoagulants
  9. Streptokinase
  10. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
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Therapies Related to Thrombectomy

  1. Stents
  2. Catheters
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
  5. Nephrectomy
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