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  1. AbioCor is an artificial heart developed by the Massachusetts -based company AbioMed.
  2. The AbioCor is a battery-powered totally implantable replacement heart system, which we expect will be the first such device to begin human clinical trials. (Web site)
  3. The AbioCor is a hydraulically driven pump.
  4. The AbioCor is a novel device, the first attempt at a mechanical heart that has no wire sticking through the skin. (Web site)


  1. Adefovir is a failed treatment for HIV due to the severity and frequency of kidney toxicity when dosed at 60 or 120mg.
  2. Adefovir was approved in 2002 and entecavir was approved in 2005, so the long-term effects of these two medicines are not yet known.
  3. Adefovir was originally developed by Gilead Sciences for HIV with the brand name Preveon.
  4. Adefovir was shown to reduce HBV DNA concentrations at a median 48 weeks. (Web site)


  1. Advair is an inhaled drug that combines a corticosteroid with another drug to treat asthma. (Web site)
  2. Use Advair Diskus only for patients who have not responded to other asthma controller medications, such as inhaled corticosteroids.
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  1. Alemtuzumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to a specific target, CD52, on some cells of the immune system, including lymphocytes.
  2. Alemtuzumab is a recombinant DNA-derived humanized monoclonal antibody (Campath-1H) that is directed against the 21-28 kD cell surface glycoprotein, CD52.
  3. Alemtuzumab is a recombinant DNA-derived humanized monoclonal antibody.
  4. Alemtuzumab is also used in some conditioning regimens for bone marrow transplantation and kidney transplantation.


  1. Allotransplantation ( allo- from the Greek meaning "other") is the transplantation of organs between members of the same species.
  2. Peripheral blood stem cell versus bone marrow allotransplantation: does the source of hematopoietic stem cells matter?. (Web site)


  1. Amifostine is a cytoprotective adjuvant used in cancer chemotherapy involving DNA -binding chemotherapeutic agents.
  2. Amifostine is an organic thiophosphate prodrug which is dephosphorylated in vivo by alkaline phosphatase to the active cytoprotective thiol metabolite.


  1. An antiemetic is a drug that is effective against vomiting and nausea.
  2. Antiemetic: A drug that reduces nausea and vomiting. (Web site)
  3. Antiemetic: a drug that reduces or prevents nausea or vomiting.


  1. Antimicrobial: A drug used to treat a microbial infection.
  2. Mandel EM, Casselbrant ML, Rockette HE, et al: Efficacy of 20- versus 10-day antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media.
  3. It is strongly antioxidant to lipids and is antifungal, antimicrobial and antibacterial. (Web site)


  1. Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that can involve (rare) complications and requires a recovery period.
  2. Arthroscopy is a surgical technique whereby a doctor inserts a tube-like instrument into a joint to inspect, diagnose and repair tissues.
  3. Arthroscopy is the examination of the inside of a joint using a small camera (endoscope). (Web site)
  4. Arthroscopy is the examination of the inside of a joint using a special illuminating instrument inserted through a small incision or 'portal'.
  5. Arthroscopy was pioneered by Dr. Watanabe of Japan to perform minimally invasive cartilage surgery and re-constructions of torn ligaments. (Web site)


  1. Bleomycin is a toxic agent that is known to cause permanent lung damage and precludes the medical use of oxygen. (Web site)
  2. Bleomycin is a glycosylated linear nonribosomal peptide antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces verticillus.
  3. Bleomycin is an effective antitumor medication.
  4. Bleomycin is used to slow or stop the spread of cancer cells in the body.
  5. Bleomycin: a chemotherapy drug commonly used to treat Hodgkin's disease. (Web site)

Cataract Surgery

  1. Cataract Surgery is a procedure done to remove cataracts from your eyes.
  2. Cataract surgery is a highly successful procedure.
  3. Cataract surgery is a procedure performed to remove a cloudy lens from the eye; usually an intraocular lens is implanted at the same time.
  4. Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgeries in this country; with over a million cataract procedures performed each year.
  5. Cataract surgery is the most common operation performed in the Medicare population.


  1. Cetirizine is an antihistamine.
  2. Cetirizine: a new H1 antagonist with antieosinophilic activity in chronic urticaria.
  3. Cetirizine: a new therapeutic alternative for chronic urticaria.
  4. Cetirizine: a new, nonsedating antihistamine.
  5. Cetirizine: a pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic evaluation in children with seasonal allergic rhinitis.


  1. A colostomy is an opening of the colon to the front of the abdomen, where feces are eliminated into a bag. (Web site)
  2. A colostomy is an opening of the large bowel onto the outside of the abdomen.
  3. Colostomy: A surgically created opening into the large intestine or colon. (Web site)
  4. Colostomy: An opening created by a surgeon into the colon from the outside of the body. (Web site)
  5. Colostomy: the surgical creation of an opening between the surface of the skin and the colon; also referred to as a large intestine stoma. (Web site)

Craniofacial Surgery

  1. Craniofacial surgery is a relatively new field being officially recognized as a subspecialty in 1967.
  2. Craniofacial surgery is a subset of plastic surgery that deals with congenital and acquired deformities of the skull, face, and jaws.
  3. Craniofacial surgery is a subset of plastic surgery that deals with congenital and aquired deformities of the skull, face, and jaws.
  4. Craniofacial surgery is a subset of plastic surgerythat deals with congenitaland acquired deformitiesof the skull, face, and jaws. (Web site)


  1. A craniotomy is a surgical operation in which part of the skull (part of the cranium) is removed in order to access the brain.
  2. A craniotomy is a type of surgery in the brain itself to remove blood clots or repair bleeding in the brain.
  3. A craniotomy is an operation to open the skull (cranium) in order to access the brain for surgical repair.
  4. A craniotomy is an operation to open the skull.


  1. Discectomy is the standard procedure for herniated discs.
  2. Discectomy is the surgical removal of the diseased disc, thereby relieving pressure on the disc.
  3. Discectomy is the surgical removal of the diseased disc, thereby relieving pressure on the spine.
  4. Discectomy is the surgical removal of the diseased disc, which then relieves pressure on the spine. (Web site)
  5. Discectomy is the surgical removal of the diseased disc.


  1. Docetaxel is a chemotherapy drug frequently used to treat breast cancer that can cause a cumulative fluid retention problem. (Web site)
  2. Docetaxel is a semi-synthetic taxane under investigation in multiple tumor types and is prepared with a precursor extracted from the yew plant.
  3. Docetaxel: An active drug for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. (Web site)
  4. Docetaxel: an active new drug for treatment of advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. (Web site)


  1. Duloxetine : a review of its use in the treatment of major depressive disorder. (Web site)
  2. Duloxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor indicated for depression and diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.
  3. Duloxetine is an antidepressant medication.
  4. Duloxetine is to a slightly grayish the white solid, that is slightly in water.
  5. Duloxetine is used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD) and for the management of pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.


  1. Enzyte is a supplement that claims to increase the frequency of erections of the male penis or libido.
  2. Enzyte is a supplement that claims to increase the male libido or frequency of erections of the penis. (Web site)
  3. Enzyte is an over the counter thing and best left on the shelf.
  4. Enzyte is for enhancement or enlargement.


  1. Felodipine is a member of the dihydropyridine class of calcium channel antagonists (calcium channel blockers).
  2. Felodipine is a racemic mixture.
  3. Felodipine is a slightly yellowish, crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 384.26.
  4. Felodipine is used as a high blood pressure medicine. (Web site)
  5. Felodipine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).


  1. Finasteride is a banned substance under the WADA Code, which is accepted by the International Olympic Committee.
  2. Finasteride is a competitive and specific inhibitor of Type II 5 -reductase with which it slowly forms a stable enzyme complex. (Web site)
  3. Finasteride is a competitive and specific inhibitor of Type II 5(alpha)-reductase with which it slowly forms a stable enzyme complex.
  4. Finasteride is a potent inhibitor of the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase Type 2.
  5. Finasteride is a synthetic azo-steroid that is a potent and highly selective antagonist of 5a-reductase type 2. (Web site)


  1. Glucosamine is a naturally occurring simple sugar component which is the building block of larger complex sugars called glycosaminoglycans.
  2. Glucosamine is a nutraceutical product that has gained a lot of popularity.
  3. Glucosamine is a simple molecule that can be naturally produced in the body. (Web site)
  4. Glucosamine was significantly effective in improving pain and movement after only four weeks of use. (Web site)
  5. Glucosamine: a review of its use in the management of osteoarthritis.


  1. Guaifenesin is a common over-the-counter expectorant.
  2. Guaifenesin is a fundamental component in most of our marketed products and many of our product candidates.
  3. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that thins bronchial secretions and makes coughs more productive. (Web site)
  4. Guaifenesin is an ingredient in many cough medicines, such as anti--Tuss, Dristan Cold & Cough, Guaifed, GuaiCough, and some Robitussin products. (Web site)


  1. As used herein, the term "iontophoresis" is meant to broadly include iontophoresis and similar effects. (Web site)
  2. Iontophoresis is a medical related topic.
  3. Iontophoresis is a process which utilizes direct electrical current to drive ionized chemical agents through the intact skin. (Web site)
  4. Iontophoresis is a technique employed for enhancing the flux of ionized substances through membranes by application of electric current. (Web site)
  5. Iontophoresis is commonly used with anti-inflammatory medications.


  1. Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that is used to restore the height of the vertebrae and stabilize weakened bone. (Web site)
  2. Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive spinal surgery procedure. (Web site)
  3. Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgical procedure for treating osteoporotic fractures by stabilizing the fracture.
  4. Kyphoplasty is a new treatment option for patients with painful osteoportic compression fractures. (Web site)
  5. Kyphoplasty is a new, minimally invasive procedure designed to treat osteoporotic fractures.


  1. A laminectomy is a surgical incision (cut) into the backbone to obtain access to the spinal cord.
  2. Laminectomy is a surgical procedure for treating spinal stenosis by relieving pressure on the spinal cord.
  3. Laminectomy is a surgical procedure that entails opening the spinal column to treat nerve compression in the spinal cord. (Web site)
  4. Laminectomy is a surgical procedure used in an attempt to treat back pain. (Web site)


  1. Liposuction is a procedure in which localised deposits of fat are removed to re-contour one or more areas of the body.
  2. Liposuction is a proper medical process and requires application of general or local anesthesia.
  3. Liposuction is a remarkably safe procedure with a short recovery period and trims the body of unwanted fat.
  4. Liposuction is a safe procedure when done by a well-qualified plastic surgeon.
  5. Liposuction is a surgical procedure that requires anesthesia (local, regional, or general).


  1. Lumpectomy - A surgical procedure to remove a breast cancer and a rim of surrounding normal tissue while preserving the breast. (Web site)
  2. Lumpectomy is a type of surgery for breast cancer. (Web site)
  3. Lumpectomy: A lumpectomy is a partial mastectomy, and quadrentectomy refer to removing only a portion of the breast. (Web site)
  4. Lumpectomy: The surgeon removes the breast cancer and some normal tissue around it (in order to get clear margins).


  1. A mastoidectomy is a surgical procedure designed to remove infection or growths in the bone behind the ear (mastoid bone).
  2. A mastoidectomy is a surgical procedure that removes an infected portion of the mastoid bone when medical treatment is not effective.
  3. Mastoidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove an infected portion of the bone behind the ear when medical treatment is not effective.
  4. Mastoidectomy is an operation to remove disease from the bone behind the ear, when medical management is inadequate.


  1. Mesotherapy - an alternative to liposuction.
  2. Mesotherapy : An alternative to liposuction where fluids are injected to break down and dissolve the fat. (Web site)
  3. Mesotherapy is a fat and cellulite treatment that is practice by over 20,000 doctors in France.
  4. Mesotherapy is a medical treatment for spot fat reduction and cellulite treatment.
  5. Mesotherapy is a suitable alternative for small area sculpturing or as an option for patients who may be not good surgical candidates for liposuction.


  1. Metoprolol is a beta-blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure and prevent the symptoms of angina (chest pain).
  2. Metoprolol is a selective beta1 receptor blocker used in treatment of several.
  3. Metoprolol is only part of a complete program of treatment for hypertension that may also include diet, exercise, and.
  4. Metoprolol is used to decrease symptoms such as rapid heart rate, sweating and tremor which are associated with thyrotoxicosis.


  1. Pharmacogenomics is a developing research field that is still in its infancy.
  2. Pharmacogenomics is a new field in the study of pharmacology.
  3. Pharmacogenomics is a new field of science.
  4. Pharmacogenomics is a recent offshoot of pharmacogenetics. (Web site)
  5. Pharmacogenomics is the study of how an individual's genetic inheritance affects the body's response to drugs.


  1. A placebo is a "sugar pill" with no active ingredients.
  2. A placebo is a “sugar pill” with no active ingredients.
  3. A placebo is any medical treatment that is inert, such as a sugar pill.
  4. Placebo: A placebo is a substance that appears to be identical to the treatment under study but that has no effects on the test subject. (Web site)
  5. Placebo: a comparison substance against which experimental drugs are sometimes compared. (Web site)


  1. Quetiapine was safely administered and well tolerated.
  2. Quetiapine is a dopamine, specifically D1 and D 2 dopamine, inhibitor or antagonist. (Web site)
  3. Quetiapine is an atypical antipsychotic agent.
  4. Quetiapine is an atypical antipsychotic drug used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia. (Web site)


  1. Raloxifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that belongs to the benzothiophene class of compounds.
  2. Raloxifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator and is the newest osteoporosis medication on the market.
  3. Raloxifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator for use in post-menopausal women who have osteoporosis.
  4. Raloxifene is an antiestrogen labeled for the prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
  5. Raloxifene was found to be ineffective in metastatic breast cancer patients who were refractory to tamoxifen. (Web site)


  1. Rhinoplasty is a surgery to reshape the nose.
  2. Rhinoplasty is also commonly called a nose job.
  3. Rhinoplasty is the combination of the Greek words "Rhino" (meaning "nose") and "Plasty" (meaning "to mold or shape").
  4. Rhinoplasty is the method used to correct the tip. (Web site)


  1. A salve is a semi-solid medicinal preparation designed for use on the skin, with protective emollient properties. (Web site)
  2. Salve is a medical ointment used to soothe the eyes or other body surface.
  3. Salve is a medical ointment used to soothe the eyes.
  4. Salve is a medical ointment used to soothe the head or other body surface.
  5. Salve was used in a Ren & Stimpy skit.


  1. Rimonabant is a CB1 cannabinoid receptor antagonist.
  2. Rimonabant is the first drug to target a natural body system that governs a host of factors controlling appetite, weight, metabolism and energy use.
  3. Rimonabant is the first drug to target factors governing the body's appetite, metabolism and energy use.
  4. Rimonabant was generally well tolerated; the most common drug-related adverse event was nausea (11.2 percent for the 20 mg of rimonabant group vs.


  1. A septoplasty is a surgical procedure to correct a deviated septum (see "What Septoplasty is performed through a small, hidden incision in one nostril.
  2. A septoplasty is a surgical procedure to correct a deviated septum (see "What is a deviated septum?"). (Web site)
  3. Septoplasty is a corrective surgical procedure done to straighten the nasal septum - the partition between the two nasal cavities. (Web site)
  4. Septoplasty is a surgical procedure performed entirely through the nostrils, accordingly, no bruising or external signs occur.
  5. Septoplasty is a treatment option for sinusitis.


  1. A stent is a pipe.
  2. A stent is a tiny, cylinder-like tube made of thin metal mesh framework.
  3. A stent was implanted in 169 of the 233 de novo lesions (72%).
  4. Stent: A stent is a small, sieved, coil-like metallic tube or scaffold mounted over a balloon.
  5. The stent is a longer lasting solution for many people.


  1. Tamoxifen is a medicine that blocks the effect of estrogen on breast cancer cells and normal breast cells.
  2. Tamoxifen is a prescription medicine used to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer (in women who have a high risk of getting breast cancer).
  3. Tamoxifen is a prescription tablet available in two dosage strengths: 10 mg tablets and 20 mg tablets.
  4. Tamoxifen is a substrate of cytochrome P-450 3A, 2C9 and 2D6, and an inhibitor of P-glycoprotein. (Web site)
  5. Tamoxifen is a tablet available in 2 dosage strengths: 10 mg tablets and 20 mg tablets.


  1. Abacavir is a potent anti-HIV agent belonging to a class of drugs known as nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors.
  2. Abacavir is a drug that is potentially powerful, but causes hypersensitivity to about three percent of the patients.
  3. They include zidovudine (Retrovir), lamivudine (Epivir) didanosine (Videx), zalcitabine (Hivid), stavudine (Zerit) and abacavir (Ziagen).


  1. Abarelix is used in the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

Abdominoperineal Resection

  1. Abdominoperineal resection: the surgical removal of the anus, rectum, and sigmoid colon, resulting in the need for a permanent colostomy. (Web site)
  2. Abdominoperineal resection is surgery.
  3. With an abdominoperineal resection, a colostomy is necessary. (Web site)


  1. Acarbose is used (with diet only or diet and other medications) to treat type 2 (noninsulin- dependent) diabetes (high blood sugar).


  1. Adalimumab is a fully human anti-TNF monoclonal antibody given by subcutaneous injection. (Web site)
  2. In the CLASSIC I trial, 299 IFX naive patients with active CD were treated with adalimumab.
  3. Adalimumab medication belong to Immunologic agent class.

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