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radiation therapy

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
The use of ionizing radiation or radioactive substances to treat disease. Also known as actinotherapy; radiotherapy.
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Hemsirelerin en sik sirt, bel ve boyun agrisi yakinmalarinin oldugu ve elde edilen bu bulgunun onceki calisma sonuclarina (7,12,15,19,20,28) benzer oldugu belirlendi.
The reported incidence of GI complications after SIRT for hepatic neoplasia varies widely [7].
Moreover, we find that SIRT reconstruction is more affected by variations in the acquisition parameters like maximum tilt range and tilt increment.
Second, SIRT mRNA expression in patients with active RA should be analyzed again after remission because a prospective evaluation could be more informative.
SIRT1 has been shown to be neuroprotective in different neurodegenerative disorders and we found that SIRT1 activity was remarkably reduced in disease groups (unpublished data) although the total SIRT activity did not differ among the groups.
Rehabilitasyon programi sonrasinda sirt ekstansiyon acisi aktif 60 dereceden 30 dereceye geriledi.
In a no-live-ammo classroom environment, the instructor can use the SIRT pistol to demonstrate everything except slide-racking.
Helen, who lives in Blyth's South Beach estate and is mum to sons Joe, 18, and Sam, 16, explained: "From receiving the shocking news that mum had cancer, both me and my sister said we would do whatever we could to get the SIRT treatment.
They found that the beneficial proteins such as SIRT 3 and another, SIRT1, tended to increase as a result of the diet.
SIRT enzymes are activated by calorie restriction, the proven means of reliably extending life span in all organisms.
The SIRT treatment, the first to be made available through CTE, uses radioactive beads to treat cancerous tumours in the liver and has been dubbed "the magic bullet" as it only targets liver tumours.