Which types of fibrinolytic agents are used in thrombolytic therapy?

Updated: Dec 31, 2017
  • Author: Wanda L Rivera-Bou, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Fibrinolytic agents, sometimes referred to as plasminogen activators, are divided into the following two categories:

  • Fibrin-specific agents
  • Non–fibrin-specific agents

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