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chelate

[′kē‚lāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
Pertaining to an appendage with a pincerlike organ or claw.
(organic chemistry)
A molecular structure in which a heterocyclic ring can be formed by the unshared electrons of neighboring atoms.
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Patients were randomized to receive 40 infusions, 30 weekly and then an additional 10, 2 to 8 weeks apart, of an EDTA-based chelation regimen whose components we went throughout.
What we found at the end of the follow-up period when we unblinded the study was that there was an 18% reduction in risk of having one of these recurrent cardiovascular events in the group overall with EDTA chelation with a p-value of .035, which was significant on prespecified characteristics of the statistical plan.
Because they were on very appropriate medication, then you can obviously say the chelation therapy filled in some of the blanks, so to speak, in the treatment.
So chelation therapy filled in to where the medication wasn't benefiting, so to speak.
I guess that the way that I would state that is that the improvement in the rate of outcomes in the chelation group suggests that chelation is touching upon different mechanisms of benefit that traditional drugs ...
KH: Could you say that IV chelation therapy did not have an adverse effect on the effective drugs?
In mid-September 2004, he appeared in my office, interested in chelation therapy and an integrative approach to his heart disease.
After several weeks of nutrient repletion, Rocky started chelation therapy with a low dose of disodium, magnesium EDTA to begin.
The correlation between EDTA chelation therapy and improvement in cardiovascular function: a meta-analysis.
EDTA chelation therapy in myocardial stunning and hibernation.
Improved myocardial perfusion in patients with advance ischemic heart disease with an integrative management program including EDTA chelation therapy.
A nonsurgical approach to obstructive carotid stenosis using EDTA chelation. lAdv Med.