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peripheral venous catheter

A small, flexible tube used to deliver fluids into the body. A needle is used to insert the catheter into a vein, usually in the back of the hand or in the … [Read more...]

port-a-cath

An implanted device through which blood may be withdrawn and drugs may be infused without repeated needle sticks. Also called port. … [Read more...]

central venous access catheter

A tube surgically placed into a blood vessel for the purpose of giving intravenous fluid and drugs. It also can be used to obtain blood samples. This device … [Read more...]

catheter

A flexible tube used to deliver fluids into or withdraw fluids from the body. … [Read more...]

balloon catheter radiation

A system used to deliver internal radiation therapy to breast cancer patients after surgery to remove their cancer. Balloon catheter radiation targets only the … [Read more...]

magnesium citrate

The citrate salt of the element magnesium with cathartic activity. The cathartic action of magnesium cations appears to result, in part, from osmotically … [Read more...]

odanacatib

An inhibitor of cathepsin K with potential anti-osteoporotic activity. Odanacatib selectively binds to and inhibits the activity of cathepsin K, which may … [Read more...]

glembatumumab vedotin

An antibody-drug conjugate, consisting of the fully human monoclonal antibody CR011 directed against glycoprotein NMB (GPNMB) and conjugated via a cathepsin … [Read more...]

radiation brachytherapy

A type of radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into or near a tumor. Also called … [Read more...]

port

An implanted device through which blood may be withdrawn and drugs may be infused without repeated needle sticks. Also called port-a-cath. … [Read more...]