x-ray therapy


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x-ray therapy

n.
Medical treatment using controlled doses of x-ray radiation.

X-ray therapy

n
(Medicine) med the therapeutic use of X-rays
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Noun1.X-ray therapy - the therapeutic use of X rays
actinotherapy, radiation therapy, radiotherapy, irradiation, radiation - (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
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This NHS Requirement included the provision for the purchase of the following Products:1 x Superficial X-Ray Therapy Unit.
Hiroki Shirato, Director of Hokkaido University Hospital's Research Group with which Hitachi conducted the joint development, stated, "Hokkaido University has been developing motion tracking technology in the field of X-ray therapy.
sup][19],[20] Another consecutive study of 78 keloids from 40 patients with at least 1-year follow-up revealed that immediate postoperative X-ray therapy resulted in a decrease in recurrence rate per lesion compared to surgical excision alone.
The business has been purchased by Xstrahl, a designer and manufacturer of X-Ray therapy systems for use in the treatment of cancer and dermatological disorders, as well as a pioneer in the development of X-Ray systems for pre-clinical radiation biology research.
As was routine at the time, she was treated with a mixture of chemo and DXT - Deep X-ray Therapy.