induction therapy

induction therapy

the first therapeutic measure used to treat a disease, especially when combined modality therapy is planned. Also called first line therapy.
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First and foremost, The CleoPen has been utilized by physicians for collagen induction therapy, a method to encourage the skin to repair itself from the inside out.
7,8] Induction therapy is not used for patients with class I, II, V (pure class V with sub-nephrotic range proteinuria) and VI LN.
Treatment options are very limited for relapsed patients and elderly patients too frail for intensive induction therapy.
The study showed that measuring MRD just twice during remission induction therapy -- at day 19 and day 46 -- rather than multiple times during the more than two years of treatment was sufficient to guide treatment of most pediatric ALL patients.
Also referred to as collagen induction therapy, micro-needling has been described as a breakthrough remedy for the treatment of wrinkles and pigmentation, stretch marks and all scars from burns, acne marks and those left by surgery.
Microneedling is a Fractional Collagen Induction Therapy System which creates microscopic perforations in the skin creating your own collagen to be created.
Volasertib in Combination With Low-dose Cytarabine in Patients Aged 65 Years and Above With Previously Untreated Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Who Are Ineligible for Intensive Remission Induction Therapy (POLO-AML-2).
At Northwestern, severe rejection with prednisone-free regimens is treated with antibody induction therapy and often with resumption of corticosteroids.
Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) today announced enrollment of the first patient in a randomized Phase 2 clinical trial of its telomerase inhibitor drug, imetelstat (GRN163L), as maintenance therapy following platinum-based induction therapy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
An open-label Phase II trial of Pracinostat in combination with Vidaza in elderly patients with AML who are unsuitable for induction therapy is expected to initiate in the fall of 2013.
Better survival and control of disease has been achieved by combining induction therapy and surgery.
Information on the latest procedures, such as Collagen Induction Therapy and Ultrasonic Microdermabrasion, was provided and live demonstrations were presented by Dr.