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Ancrod (Arvin)

An enzyme fraction from the venom of the Malayan pit viper, Agkistrodon rhodostoma. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of a number of amino acid esters and a limited proteolysis of fibrinogen. It is used clinically to produce controlled defibrination in patients requiring anticoagulant therapy. EC 3.4.21.-.
Also Known As:
Arvin; Arwin; Agkistrodon Serine Proteinase; Arvin IRC-50; Berk Brand of Ancrod; Knoll Brand of Ancrod; Venacil; Ancrod Berk Brand; Ancrod Knoll Brand; Arvin IRC 50; Arvin IRC50; Agkistrodon rhodostoma Venom Protease
Networked: 167 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 32 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Levy, David E: 5 articles (11/2011 - 02/2002)
2. Wasiewski, Warren W: 3 articles (12/2009 - 01/2009)
3. Demchuk, Andrew M: 2 articles (12/2009 - 05/2009)
4. Demaerschalk, Bart M: 2 articles (12/2009 - 05/2009)
5. Pancioli, Arthur M: 2 articles (12/2009 - 05/2009)
6. del Zoppo, Gregory J: 2 articles (12/2009 - 05/2009)
7. Kaste, Markku: 2 articles (12/2009 - 05/2009)
8. Trammel, James: 2 articles (05/2009 - 01/2009)
9. Müller-Peltzer, H: 2 articles (12/2001 - 10/2000)
10. Rübsamen, K: 2 articles (12/2001 - 10/2000)

Related Diseases

1. Thrombosis (Thrombus)
2. Stroke (Strokes)
3. Venous Thrombosis (Deep-Vein Thrombosis)
4. Hemorrhage
5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Heparin (Liquaemin)
2. Fibrinogen (Factor I)
3. Fibrin
4. Anticoagulants
5. Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)
6. Hirudins
7. Ancrod (Arvin)
8. Streptokinase
9. danaproid (danaparoid)
10. Crotalid Venoms (Rattlesnake Venom)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
2. Intravenous Injections
3. Thrombolytic Therapy
4. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)
5. Injections