ABVD


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ABVD

Abbreviation for a chemotherapy regimen of Adriamycin (doxorubicin), bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine; used in the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma.

ABVD

an anticancer drug combination of DOXOrubicin, bleomycin, vinBLASTine, and dacarbazine.

ABVD

A “salvage” chemotherapy regimen—doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine—used for patients who have had disease (e.g., lymphoma) relapse after primary radiotherapy or chemotherapy; 6–8 months of ABVD is as effective as 12 months of MOPP-ABVD; both are more effective than MOPP alone.

ABVD

Doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine Oncology A 'salvage' chemotherapy regimen used for Pts who have had disease–eg, lymphoma relapse after 1º RT or chemotherapy. See CHOP, MOPP, Salvage chemotherapy.
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The investigator assessment of modified PFS also demonstrated a statistically significant advantage for ADCETRIS plus AVD versus the control arm of ABVD (p-value
ABVD versus modified stanford V versus MOPPEBVCAD with optional and limited radiotherapy in intermediate- and advanced-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma: Final results of a multicenter randomized trial by the Intergruppo Italiano Linfomi.
We opted for ABVD treatment after considering the bulky tumor mass, patient age and potentially favourable therapeutic following standard therapy.
Currently, the patient is eighteen months status-post his last ABVD cycle, and he has not had any new symptoms or complications.
Moderada: personas con necesidad de ayuda siempre o la mayoria de las veces para banarse, realizar dos ABVD, tres AIVD o para efectuar una AIVD y
32 patients received ABVD protocol, 3 patients received ABVD + COPP 2 patients received OPPA + COPP 2 patients received ABV + OPPA + COPP 1 patient received ARA-C/VP-16 + COPP/ABV + CHOP protocol.
At present, 4-6 cycles of ABVD chemotherapy protocol are usually used for stage I-II A/B unfavorable disease, because it highly effective and has a favorable toxicity profile.
The management consisted of urgent establishment of ABVD (adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine) chemotherapy intensified by BEACOPP (bleomycin, etoposide, adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, vincristine=oncovin, procarbazine, prednisone) chemotherapy.
En este estudio se encontro que existe relacion entre dependencia para las ABVD y los antecedentes medicos, lo cual difiere con lo manifestado por otros autores (15,16), en referencia a que las personas mayores con enfermedades cronicas, como hipertension, diabetes, osteoartrosis y depresion presentaron mayor dependencia en la AIVD y no en las ABVD.
For example, the initial treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, ABVD (doxorubicin hydrochloride [Adriamycin], bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine), is a chemotherapeutic regimen with low toxicity that usually does not cause infertility
57) Newer combinations such as the ABVD combination (adriamycin, bleomycin, vinblastine and decarbazine) have been shown to be less gonadotoxic, with full testicular recovery after 18 months of treatment in nearly all patients.
As a corollary of that, I am sure most hospital doctors would not know what the acronym ABVD means in the chemotherapy treatment of Hodgkin's disease.