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- adj. Having the capability to suppress the immune system, capable of immunosuppression.
- n. An agent which is capable of immunosuppression.
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- adj. of or relating to a substance that lowers the body's normal immune response and induces immunosuppression
- n. a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
For example, failure to appreciate that elevation of ACE level is genetically determined in an affected individual may lead to false diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis and consequently to unnecessary long-term immunosuppressive treatment The study was approved by the Institutional Review Boards of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Chicago.
The decision on transplantation was driven, in part, by realistic concern about the patient's inability to pay for long-term immunosuppressive therapy and to support himself during recovery.
Therefore, it also seeks to reduce the unacknowledged iatrogenesis that results from inappropriately over-utilized treatments such as immunosuppressive steroids, psychotropic drugs, antibiotics, and unnecessary surgeries.
"If someone has severe eczema, psoriasis, or other problematic skin conditions, different treatments such as immunosuppressive drugs or creams have a host of risk factors to consider.
The company said the drug, which was given to patients with the relapsing form of MS, was safe and well-tolerated without immunosuppressive effects.
Other immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporin which allows for the use of less steroid but is a powerful drug that absolutely affects the patient's immune system.
It wasn't until 1951 that immunosuppressive drugs were even used to help transplant patients.
Effect of immunosuppressive therapy on recovery from ischemia/reperfusion
To prevent rejection, your child must take immunosuppressive medication.
Hand transplantation has come a long way since the first one was carried out in Ecuador in 1964 before the development of modern immunosuppressive therapy.
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