systemic therapy

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systemic therapy

Therapeutics Any therapy that reaches target tissues via the systemic circulation


pertaining to or affecting the body as a whole.

systemic inflammatory response (SIR)
a specific condition recognized in critical care medicine, characterized by febrile response, increased heart and respiratory rates, and leukocytosis.
systemic lupus erythematosus
systemic neuroaxial dystrophy
systemic therapy
treatment with a drug that is absorbed into the bloodstream and distributed to all parts of the body except where there is a specific barrier.
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After statistical analysis, characteristics such as gender, smoking status, age at the time of BM, KPS, and the number of BMs were comparable between the radiotherapy group and the radiotherapy plus systemic therapy group.
TABLE 1 International Eczema Council Recommendations for Evaluating Candidates for Systemic Therapy Consider alternative or concomitant diagnoses, including allergic contact dermatitis Optimize topical therapy and/or phototherapy Screen for and treat any coexisting infection Ensure adequate patient/caregiver education to avoid trigger factors and manage disease Assess the impact of the disease on the patient's quality of life Disease severity alone is an insufficient basis to start systemic therapy Source: Simpson EL, et al.
Impact of cytoreductive nephrectomy on timing of systemic therapy in metastatic kidney cancer.
In addition, there is a preponderance of the urban area for the group that also benefited from systemic therapy and this aspect could be explained by the particularities regarding the location of the Alcoholics Rehabilitation Club, which are mainly organized in the city, where, for now, patients from the rural area have a more reduces access possibility.
Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) in patients who have received at least one prior systemic therapy.
This trial provides good evidence that for the average patient with uveitis, systemic therapy would be the first choice of treatment, said John Kempen, M.
If systemic therapy is initiated, some clinical pearls can guide use, he said.
Special sections address systemic therapy in children and for kidney and liver disease.
This volume is the result of a research project that brought key systemic discourses from such fields as organizational development, systemic therapy, political science, and sociology to bear on the issue of conflict transformation.
This prognostic information is unlikely to change systemic therapy decisions and is obtained at the cost of a significant increase in morbidity," the investigators noted.
A tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-blocker approved for treating adults with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy, and when other systemic therapies are medically less appropriate.
An introduction to systemic therapy with individuals; a social constructionist approach.