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Synonyms for infusion

Synonyms for infusion

a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)

the process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)

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(medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)

the act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality

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The jury is still out on continuous infusion of beta-lactam antibiotics in intensive care patients.
silencing of the huntingtin gene mRNA by an average of approximately 45% in the putamen following continuous infusion over seven days, as well as reductions in the levels of huntingtin protein as demonstrated by immunohistochemistry;
With fondaparinux's equivalence proven, convenient dosing will give it an advantage over unfractionated heparin, which requires continuous infusion and frequent dose adjustments, commented Dr.
Since continuous infusion therapies are administered at lower but more constant dosages, side effects that otherwise interrupt or halt therapy - such as low levels of red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets - are reduced, and the overall efficacy of treatment is increased.
In January 2009, Health Canada, the Canadian government counterpart to the FDA, published a "Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter," urging surgeons to refrain from using post-operative pain pumps for continuous infusion of the joint space with local anesthetics, and to follow the recently revised manufacturer's instructions to that effect.
Given the impressive results of protocols involving continuous infusion therapy versus traditional bolus chemotherapy, these regimens are becoming a market standard for treatment of stage III and stage IV colorectal cancer.
Contract notice: Id 14p061 - devices for continuous infusion of drugs (elastomeric pumps).
Improved Efficacy of Cancer Drugs and Cost Savings Driving Demand for Continuous Infusion of Chemotherapy
Continuous infusion therapy is gaining widespread recognition within the medical community as a preferred treatment for administering chemotherapy.
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, intravenous administration of a 20mg loading dose over 30 minutes followed by a continuous infusion of VAPRISOL 40 mg/day for four days improved the balance of sodium and water in hospitalized patients with mild to moderate euvolemic hyponatremia.
A continuous infusion of insulin rapidly reversed the cardiovascular collapse in both patients.
announced today results from a Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating GX15-070 administered as a single agent via 24-hour continuous infusion every two weeks in patients with myeloid malignancies and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
VARISOL therapy will begin with a loading dose of 20 mg IV administration followed by 20 mg administered as a continuous infusion over 24 hours.
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