extravasation extravasation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation
  2. (n) (of volcanos) pouring out fumes or lava (or a deposit so formed)
  3. (n) the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine

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  • Independent Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of Kiva®System for Patients With Osteolytic Vertebral Metastases

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc., today announced results of an independent, prospective, randomized study which found that the company's Kiva® VCF Treatment System was as effective as balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) in reducing pain associated with osteolytic vertebral body metastases. The Kiva System also resulted in no extravasation (cement leakage) while ...
    on February 25, 2014     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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