regional perfusion

re·gion·al per·fu·sion

perfusion of part of the body, especially a limb, and particularly with chemotherapeutic agents, for treatment of a malignant tumor, primary, recurrent, or metastatic.

regional perfusion

The intravascular bathing of a specific area of the body–usually an arm or a leg with high dose chemotherapy, to manage CA confined to a region. See Perfusion.

re·gion·al per·fu·sion

(rējŏn-ăl pĕr-fyūzhŭn)
Perfusion of a body part, especially a limb, and particularly with chemotherapeutic agents, to treat a primary, recurrent, or metastatic malignant tumor.
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Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain, 'Evaluation of the feasibility of normothermic regional perfusion followed by ex-vivo normothermic machine perfusion in Type II DCD (Donation after Cardiac Death) Liver Transplants'
Dactinomycin, as a component of regional perfusion, is indicated for the palliative and/or adjunctive treatment of locally recurrent or locoregional solid malignancies.
This is an interesting concept, which I may use in place of a reported regional perfusion index.
These data indicate that central posterior portions of the lung are more compressed in the supine posture, likely by the heart and adjacent structures, than are central anterior portions in the prone and that this limits regional perfusion in the supine posture.
Johnson of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and his colleagues used Tc-99m hexamethylpropy-leneamine oxime SPECT imaging to assess regional perfusion differences in five groups of patients.
Johnson of Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and his colleagues used Tc-99m hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime SPECT imaging to assess regional perfusion differences in five groups of patients.
Fraker's research efforts have focused on regional perfusion to treat melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities and metastatic tumors of the liver.
The abnormalities included 83 regional perfusion defects (73 ischemia, 3 scar, and 7 with both), of which 33 were quantified as moderate (5%-10% of left ventricle) or large (> 10%).
During the fourth quarter, Somanetics will attend a number of regional perfusion society meetings and the American Society of Anesthesiologists' annual meeting, which is expected to feature more than a dozen papers about the use of cerebral oximetry.
X-SPECT's cardiac gating capability is allowing us to evaluate not only regional perfusion but also regional and global LV function and volume in the setting of myocardial infarction and post-infarction remodeling," Dr.

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