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Also called "clot busters," these medications are given intravenously (IV) to dissolve the clot. In some cases, these work better when given directly inside the clot in a procedure called catheter-directed thrombolysis.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.