Clot-busting tPA safe for aspirin users after stroke, study finds

04/1/2013 | United Press International

Stroke patients taking aspirin can safely receive tissue plasminogen activator, according to a study in the journal Academic Emergency Medicine. Some doctors hesitate to give tPA to aspirin users over concerns about the risk of bleeding in the brain. The study did not include patients on stronger anticoagulants, such as warfarin or heparin.

View Full Article in:

United Press International

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
Catheter Engineer
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations