target organ

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: organ - (radiology) organ intended to receive the therapeutic dose of a radioactive substance
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
radiology - the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation
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Based on our recent discovery that anthracycline drugs prevent organ failure without affecting the bacterial burden in a model of severe sepsis, we propose that strategies aimed at target organ protection have extraordinary potential for the treatment of sepsis and possibly for other inflammation-driven conditions.
Because of its ability of real time visualization, the sensors can also be used for tissue biopsy sampling or therapeutics while locating the target organ.
Moreover, Altogen Labs has developed methods to prevent siRNA degradation in serum (including both chemical modification and encapsulation of siRNA), increase delivery efficiency to the target organ, and produce strong tissue-targeted functional effects induced by siRNA in vivo.
The microcapsules resist low pH levels, making it possible for them to pass through the stomach without opening and deliver the viable probiotics directly to the intestine, which is the target organ.
There is a close relationship between arterial stiffness and target organ damage in hypertensive patients who have been recently diagnosed as hypertensive and who are not on any medications but are instead treated with lifestyle modifications (1).
Manufacturer's labels for shipboard identification of HM containers must clearly identify the material name, the manufacturer's name and address, and the nature of the hazard presented by the HM including the target organ potentially affected by the material.
The implication of target organ damage, associated with cardiovascular disease, in the appearance of cardiovascular complications, and the possibility of adopting treatments to induce regression of such damage--with improvements in patient prognosis in some cases--make it necessary to carefully assess silent organ damage.
With the increase in hypertension in pediatric individuals and the finding of target organ damage in adolescents (for the first time--formerly, it was in texts that individuals did not develop damage to CV system until 20s or 30s), it is clear that all health care professionals should monitor blood pressure in the pediatric population.
The second is an "imprinting event" that instructs the T cells to specifically seek a target organ (in the case of flu, the lung).
Tighter control of their 24-hour blood pressure along with close target organ surveillance is warranted, according to Dr.
Treatment, ANCA positivity, and target organ involvement were all associated with relapse, which was common for WG.
This volume has been conceived as a complement to and update of The Adrenal in Toxicology: Target Organ and Modulator of Toxicity (1996).