lepirudin

A drug that inhibits blood clotting. It is being studied in cancer treatment.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • lepirudin — lep·i·ru·din (lep″ĭ rooґdin) a type of direct thrombin inhibitor that is a recombinant form of hirudin, used as an anticoagulant in patients with heparin induced thrombocytopenia and associated thromboembolic disease; administered… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = (289.84) ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) with or without thrombosis (HITT) is thrombocytopenia (low …   Wikipedia

  • Hirudin — Structure of Hirudin in complex with Thrombin.[1] Hirudin …   Wikipedia

  • Direct thrombin inhibitor — Direct thrombin inhibitors (DTIs) are a class of medication that act as anticoagulants (delaying blood clotting) by directly inhibiting the enzyme thrombin. Some are in clinical use, while others are undergoing clinical development. Several… …   Wikipedia

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