burst therapy

burst therapy

A relatively high dose of a drug administered over a short period of time, which has untoward side effects when therapy with the agent is prolonged.

burst therapy

Therapeutics A relatively high dose administered over a short period, of a drug which has untoward side effects when therapy with the agent is prolonged
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Patients were included in the multi-center survey if they required steroid burst therapy for asthma exacerbation and were required to have taken a liquid steroid in the past.
Burst therapy was started with cyclosporine, which led to an apparent remission of the disease activity.
As demonstrated in the TACT (Tachos Atrial Conversion Therapy) clinical study, HF burst therapy proved to be the industry's most effective painless therapy for the treatment of AF-detected episodes.
As demonstrated in the TACT (Tachos Atrial Conversion Therapy) Clinical Study, the device painlessly converts arrhythmias with high-frequency burst therapy in over 43% of atrial fibrillation episodes - a substantially higher success rate than achieved by any other commercially available device.