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thermotherapy

 [ther″mo-ther´ah-pe]
therapeutic use of heat.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(ther'mō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

thermotherapy

(thûr′mō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. thermothera·pies
Medical therapy involving the application of heat.
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thermotherapy

A nonspecific term of waning use for any form of therapy requiring heat; i.e., heat therapy.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(thĕr'mō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thermotherapy

Treatment of disease by local or general application of heat. This is neither particularly useful nor widely used.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(thĕr'mō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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citri used in whole-tree thermotherapy acquisition assays were collected from our Las-free laboratory culture described previously.
These requirements of noninvasive thermometry can also be assigned to the whole thermotherapy treatments.
Conclusion: Both physiotherapeutic interventions, the PAVMs and thermotherapy, have significant effects on NSLBP in terms of relieving pain and improving functional disability.
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Consequently, combined application of targeted magnetic induction thermotherapy targeting tumor cell and tumor vascular hyperplasia endothelial cell may contribute to enhancing the efficacy.
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Laser-induced Interstitial thermotherapy (LITT) in hepatic metastases of various sizes in an animal model.
Ablation systems are segmented by product type, into microwave ablation (coretherm thermotherapy devices and prolieve thermotherapy devices), radiofrequency ablation (RFA) ((temperature controlled devices, fluid cooled, catheter manipulation systems), high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), laser ablation and cryoablation.
Surgery, cryotherapy and thermotherapy are also advised in combination with chemotherapy.(9) Potassium iodide can also be given for treatment.(10) Good hygiene and adequate nutrition may help the individual abort a potential infection.
THERAPEARL EYE ESSENTIAL MASK, PS7.99 (superdrug.com) THIS reusable mask can be used cold (pop in the fridge or freezer to cool) or warm (follow pack instructions for heating), for 20 minutes of natural thermotherapy. Soothes strained, puffy eyes too - bonus!