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ALERT 17: Alteplase or tenecteplase?

16 Nov 2021

An alert has been issued to highlight the need to clearly differentiate between stroke thrombolysis and myocardial infarction thrombolysis. Although both require a tissue plasminogen activator, the activator and doses used are different. Confusing them can cause fatalities.

Published: 16 Nov 2021 Modified: 16 Nov 2021