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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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Rozema received numerous honors and awards from other countries for his participation and lecturing on chelation therapy.
Chelation can cause kidney damage and unhealthily low levels of calcium in the bloodstream.
Jennifer Manalastas, a practitioner of integrative and lifestyle medicine and a diplomate of the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians, said each patient is prescribed a custom-made treatment protocol that may include hydrogen peroxide, chelation and vitamins.
Keywords: Beta thalassemia major, Chelation therapy silicone, Hypothyroidism, Iron overload.
Terry Chappell in a study showed cardiovascular patients treated with Chelation therapy had a lower rate of myocardial infarction and death, than those treated with medications, angioplasty or heart bypass.
Age, sex, height, weight, mean pre-transfusion Hb over past 2 years' duration and volume of blood transfusion, age at the start of chelation therapy, duration of chelation, serum ferritin in last 6 months, HBsAg and family history of diabetes were noted.
Evaluation of the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT): The Scientific Process, Peer Review, and Editorial Scrutiny.
Chelation has its origin in the Greek word chele that means claw of a lobster, thus depicting the concept of clinging or holding with a strong grip.
Due to the persisting elevated Co/Cr blood levels (Co above 20 mcg/L and Cr above 8 mcg/L) a chelation therapy with oral high-dose NAC (300 mg/kg/day for 9 days) was performed in April 2014 (Figure 1(b)).
18% children were receiving iron chelation [Table 2].
Methodology: This study included 100 b-thalassemia major patients who were diagnosed by Hb electrophoresis and were receiving regular blood transfusions for anemia and chelation therapy for prevention of iron overload related complications.
Chelation therapy is a medical procedure that involves the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body.
Objective: To determine the efficacy and adverse effects of oral chelation therapy (deferasirox) in multi-transfused AY-thalassemia major patients visiting pediatric thalassemia clinic in Civil Hospital Karachi.
M2 PHARMA-March 31, 2015-Novartis receives FDA approval for Jadenu only once-daily oral film-coated tablet for iron chelation
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 31, 2015-Novartis receives FDA approval for Jadenu only once-daily oral film-coated tablet for iron chelation