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(medicine) the process of removing a heavy metal from the bloodstream by means of a chelate as in treating lead or mercury poisoning

the process of forming a ring by forming one or more hydrogen bonds

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Clinicians for years have used chelation to treat lead poisoning without knowing whether it prevented cognitive impairment in lead-exposed children.
I have observed good results with chelation therapy for nondiabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Chelation treatment may follow inappropriate trace element determinations and may carry a risk of side effects, some life-threatening.
Most patients who need iron chelation require about 250 infusions a year, so the awkward regimen makes many patients noncompliant within a year, explained Dr.
Chelation therapy was continued on a 2-times monthly schedule with occasional mineral replacement and with the urine collection for analysis performed about every 4 months.
During TACT, 1,708 heart attack patients were randomized to receive 40 infusions of a 500 mL edetate disodium-based chelation solution or a placebo infusion, with a second randomization to an oral vitamin and mineral regimen or an oral placebo.
Chelation therapy is a medical procedure that involves the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body.
Chelation has killed three people overseas since 2003, including a child with autism.
com)-- ACAM, the pre-eminent education and certification organization in chelation therapy, will present the world's first live webinars on chelation therapy.
meditation or prayer), homeopathic remedies, probiotics, alternative diets or more invasive therapies such as vitamin B-12 injections, intravenous immunoglobulin or chelation therapy - some of which carry significant risks.
A: Think of chelation therapy as, basically, Drano for arteries.
The European Union (EU)'s executive arm the European Commission (EC) has granted its approval to Novartis' Exjade (deferasirox) to treat chronic iron overload needing chelation therapy when deferoxamine therapy is contraindicated or inadequate in patients who are 10 years old or more with non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia (NTDT) syndromes.
While chelation has been shown previously using single, chemically purified amino acids, such evidence has been elusive for more complex compounds, given the lack of methodologies to probe mineral bonding in such a varied chemical environment that includes a broad spectrum of both essential and non-essential L-amino acids.
Amino acid chelation in human and animal nutrition.
601) investigated the outbreak and identified children < 5 years of age in need of emergency chelation therapy for lead poisoning.