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Induced Hyperthermia (Thermotherapy) Summary

Description: Abnormally high temperature intentionally induced in living things regionally or whole body. It is most often induced by radiation (heat waves, infra-red), ultrasound, or drugs.

Also Known As: Thermotherapy; Hyperthermia, Induced; Therapeutic Hyperthermia; Therapy, Fever; Local Hyperthermia Show All >>

Networked: 2239 relevant articles (173 outcomes, 275 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Induced Hyperthermia is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 41 outcomes 58 studies in 609 results
  2. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant) : 16 outcomes 16 studies in 146 results
  3. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy) : 13 outcomes 18 studies in 71 results
  4. Fever (Fevers) : 10 outcomes 31 studies in 269 results
  5. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 79 results
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Drugs Related to Induced Hyperthermia

  1. Liposomes (Liposome)
  2. Carrageenan
  3. Indocyanine Green (Cardio-Green)
  4. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)
  5. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  6. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)
  7. verteporfin (Visudyne)
  8. gemcitabine
  9. bevacizumab
  10. Cisplatin (Platino)
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Therapies Related to Induced Hyperthermia

  1. Lasers (Laser)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  4. Radiotherapy
  5. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
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