desensitization therapy

desensitization therapy

Allergy desensitization, immunotherapy Immunology Stimulation of the immune system with gradual ↑ doses of the substances to which a person is allergic–to modify or stop allergic responses, ↓ IgE and its effect on the mast cells; DT is used for allergies to pollen, mites, cats, stinging insects–eg, bees, hornets, yellowjackets, wasps, velvet ants, fire ants
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released four-year outcomes of patients treated with desensitization therapy resulting in a successful transplant:
Aspirin desensitization therapy followed by daily aspirin has been effective in treating the upper and lower respiratory symptoms associated with Samter triad.
He has also used hot baths, desensitization therapy, transcutaneous nerve stimulation (applying electrical impulses to the nerve endings), and medications to help relieve the pain.
Sublingual desensitization therapy is fully recognized and coded by international consensus (ARIA), under the aegis of WHO.
Award open procedure performed by using IT systems for the supply of two-year vaccines for specific immunotherapy for Hymenoptera venoms and for desensitization therapy for latex for healthcare in the region of Tuscany, for the period 01/08/2014 - 31/07/2016.
It's the first so-called desensitization therapy to use ant venom, says Simon G.
The gradual introduction of specific challenge strategies can be very beneficial, but it's important not to confuse this strategy with systematic desensitization therapy.
This new finding that patients with relapsing candidal vaginitis have a local allergic response as reflected by the presence of immunoglobulin in their vaginal fluid raises the intriguing possibility that they might benefit from desensitization therapy Dr.
This is providing the basic scientific knowledge and reference materials that will eventually permit regulations to be drawn up governing commercial preparations being sold for desensitization therapy.
Avoidance and desensitization therapy are good recommendations.
released three-year outcomes of patients treated with desensitization therapy resulting in a successful transplant:
Contract notice: Two-year supply of vaccines for specific immunotherapy for hymenoptera venoms and for desensitization therapy for latex for healthcare tuscany.