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vanillylmandelic acid test (redirected from VMA test)
va·nil·lyl·man·del·ic ac·id test
a test for catecholamine-secreting tumors (pheochromocytoma and neuroblastoma) performed on a 24-hour urine specimen; it is based on the finding that vanillylmandelic acid is the major urinary metabolite of norepinephrine and epinephrine.
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CT scan and 24-h urinary VMA test
is employed in investigation but it is now gradually being replaced by MIBG scan.
Source of variation SS df MS F P value Rows 48.91596 7 6.987994 67.26663 7.96E-16 Columns 14.24886 4 3.562215 34.28998 2.05E-10 Error 2.90878 28 0.103885 Total 66.0736 39 Source of variation F critical Rows 2.359259855 Columns 2.714075804 Error Total TABLE 10: VMA test
results (ANOVA: two-factor without replication).
While he continues to drive financing and business models for Ortho Kinematics and its VMA tests
, Gunnoe says he's happy Mississippi is taking advantage of Texas' booming medical economy.