Substitutive therapy | definition of substitutive therapy by Medical dictionary
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Conventional or orthodox medical practice. Compare: homeopathy
[allo- + G. pathos, suffering]
Treatment to overcome an inflammation of a specific character by exciting an acute nonspecific inflammation.
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There are many publications comparing hospitalisations between PD and HD, but there are few and small studies in this aspect between patients who started PD as a substitutive therapy
and patients treated sequentially with haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis [54-56].