chelation

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chelation

[kē′lā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
A chemical process involving formation of a heterocyclic ring compound which contains at least one metal cation or hydrogen ion in the ring.
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The effect of chelation therapy with succimer on neurepsychological development in children exposed to lead.
Role of EDTA chelation therapy in cardiovascular diseases.
Belinda Linden, head of medical information at the British Heart Foundation, said there was no evidence that chelation therapy was effective in treating autism.
Because there are hundreds of thousands of infusions of chelation therapy each year in the United States, the NCCAM decided to target chelation therapy for a pivotal clinical trial.
There's no scientific evidence to suggest chelation therapy can properly treat heart disease or hardening of the arteries.
Among children who received chelation therapy, the postchelation mean BLL was statistically lower (p [less than] .
Chelation therapy is the standard medical procedure for treating elevated body burdens of lead [44].
Six children were studied before and after chelation therapy to reduce their toxic levels of lead (41 to 81 micrograms per deciliter of blood).
He was originally set to discuss the findings of the NIH Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT) on Friday, November 16th.
IV chelation therapy and oral chelation therapy were commenced, and we found an infected root-canalled tooth, which was removed with much pus exuding from the wound.
will be their special guest at ACAM's Spring 2013 Conference and Tradeshow in Hollywood, FL to present the results of the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT).