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What does t-PA stand for?

t-PA stands for Tissue Plasminogen Activator

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Most strokes result from clots, but only about 1 in 20 patients receives the sole clot-dissolving drug approved for treating stroke, tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).
9) Similarly, in a cost-effective analysis of thrombolytic therapy with tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) compared to streptokinase, the authors conclude, "The cost-effectiveness of treatment with accelerated t-PA rather than streptokinase compares favorably with that of other therapies whose added medical benefit for dollars spent is judged by society to be worthwhile.