pulse therapy


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pulse ther·a·py

a short, intensive course of pharmacotherapy, usually given at intervals such as weekly or monthly; often used in chemotherapy of malignancy.

pulse ther·a·py

(pŭls thāră-pē )
Short, intensive course of pharmacotherapy, usually given at intervals such as weekly or monthly.
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The present case was considered severely active because of the ferritin and IL-18 levels and was thought to be refractory; therefore, we decided to prescribe tacrolimus in combination with GC, including two courses of mPSL pulse therapy and MTX.
Three months later, abnormal liver function was noted after pulse therapy during a regular follow-up.
Our patient had no improvement in his neurological function in spite of twice intravenous methylprednisolone pulse therapy.
The study participants were given either adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) or methylprednisolone as pulse therapy monthly in addition to their regular treatment for one year.
14) Similarly, a study of 14 Japanese patients with rapidly progressive IPF demonstrated that diminishing levels in response to steroid pulse therapy were associated with increased survival six months after the start of therapy.
BARCELONA -- Right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy with ultrabrief stimulation is just as effective as traditional bilateral brief pulse therapy, but avoids the often long-lived cognitive deficits associated with the traditional method.
Combined initial cyclophosphamide with repeated methylprednisolone pulse therapy for severe paraquat poisoning from dermal exposure.
reported on a series of 12 consecutive patients with SJS/TEN treated with dexamethasone pulse therapy, with highly favorable results.
CRT's phase I trial involved CRT's proprietary direct epicardial pulse therapy conducted on persons undergoing Coronary artery by-pass graft (CABG) procedures.
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For itraconazole pulse therapy, the mycologic cure rate was 63% in six studies involving 318 patients and 84% in three open studies with 194 patients.
Visitors to the centre can order everything from Indian Head Massage, neuro-linguistic analysis and pulse therapy to ``futuretech'' laser removal of marks or worry-lines on the skin.