hyperthermia hyperthermia

Definition(s):

  • (n) abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)

Usage(s):

  1. All have exhausted traditional treatments, such as surgery, radiation and chemo, and even some alternative ones like hyperthermia and autohemotherapy.
  2. Such so-called hyperthermia treatments have been tried in the past, with little success in part because it was difficult to isolate the tumor from the normal tissue around it.
  3. Only a few months ago, according to Crawford and his doctors, his body was covered with Kaposi's sarcoma lesions, but after the hyperthermia treatment, the sores vanished.

News

  1. Palisade mother opts to go to trial in sons' deaths by overheating

    The Palisade mother whose children died of hyperthermia after she locked them in a heated car last winter has turned down a plea agreement, pleaded not guilty, and opted to go to trial.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Summer Heat Kills: R.O.L.O. Program Aims to Help Prevent Deaths of Children & Pets

    Texas heat is upon us in full force. In response to the heat, a local automotive group wants to help prevent the deaths of children and pets caused by hyperthermia
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Malignant Hyperthermia Education Important to Florida Medical Professionals

    Orlando Health, the Florida Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses, and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists took a moment to comment on a conference they are co-sponsoring with the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States in Orlando on June 29.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Newswise

Quotes

  1. "Using near-infrared light for the induction of hyperthermia is particularly attractive because living tissues do not strongly absorb radiation in this range. Once the carbon nanotubes have bound to the tumor cells, an external source of...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Ellen Vitetta Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "Ecstasy is a stimulant and may cause anxiety, excitement . . . which may result in rash and foolish behaviour. It may cause hyperthermia and Shane Coughlan may have deliberately gone into the water to cool down," said State Pathologist...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Marie Cassidy Source: Irish Independent

  3. "The ducks and water fowl have a natural oil that prevent cold weather, cold air from getting through to their skin and unfortunately, something's happening to the duck that's causing them to lose their waterproofing, get hyperthermia and die,"...
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: Winston Churchill Source: 9NEWS.com

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