"Aprotinin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A single-chain polypeptide derived from bovine tissues consisting of 58 amino-acid residues. It is an inhibitor of proteolytic enzymes including CHYMOTRYPSIN; KALLIKREIN; PLASMIN; and TRYPSIN. It is used in the treatment of HEMORRHAGE associated with raised plasma concentrations of plasmin. It is also used to reduce blood loss and transfusion requirements in patients at high risk of major blood loss during and following open heart surgery with EXTRACORPOREAL CIRCULATION. (Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Englewood, CO, 1995)
- Trypsin Inhibitor, Basic, Pancreatic
- Bovine Kunitz Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor
- BPTI, Basic Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor
- Kallikrein-Trypsin Inactivator
- Inactivator, Kallikrein-Trypsin
- Kallikrein Trypsin Inactivator
- Kunitz Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor
- Trypsin Inhibitor, Kunitz, Pancreatic
- Basic Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor
- Bovine Pancreatic Trypsin Inhibitor
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Aprotinin" by people in Profiles.
Changing from aprotinin to tranexamic acid results in increased use of blood products and recombinant factor VIIa for aortic surgery requiring hypothermic arrest. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2010 Dec; 24(6):959-63.
Evaluation of a novel kallikrein inhibitor on hemostatic activation in vitro. Thromb Res. 2004; 113(5):333-9.