The property of yielding equivalent results when used by the same rater on different occasions.
Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Assist Device
The intra-aortic balloon pump is a machine that can help the pumping function of the heart. It is usually inserted through an artery in the groin area and threaded backwards into the descending thoracic aorta in the chest. In this location the balloon inflates and deflates in synchrony with the heart in order to aid the blood pumping function of the heart in patients with cardiac disease.
Injection into an artery (that may supply a tumor).
An Intracardiac Tumor can be any tumor of the heart, either malignant or benign. The most common tumor of the heart is a benign atrial myxoma.
Located within the cerebral hemispheres (cerebrum). See extracerebral.
Haemorrhage within the brain.
Within the skull.
Intracutan tests are used to diagnose allergies. A small amount of allergen extract is injected under the skin on your arm. If the area becomes itchy, reddish and swelling you may have an allergy.
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection
An assisted reproductive method in which a sperm is injected directly into an unfertilized egg with a microscopic needle; this procedure is used in cases of severe male factor infertility.
Within the skin.
Beneath the dura mater.
Intralipid 10 per cent
Intralipid 10 per cent is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): soybean oil.
Intralipid 20 per cent
Intralipid 20 per cent is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): soybean oil.
Intralipid 30 per cent
Intralipid 30 per cent is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): soybean oil.
Intra (within) muscular (muscle) techniques are ways to put medication into the body, by injecting it into a muscle. This is designed for drugs that need to be absorbed slowly. A classic example is a tetanus shot.
Putting a fluid into a muscle with a needle and syringe.
A smal video camera used to view and magnify oral conditions; images may be printed.
Care for a pregnant woman through labor.
Inserting chemotherapy drugs directly into the abdominal cavity. Intraoperative photodynamic therapy is a new treatment that uses special drugs and light to kill cancer cells. Its use in the early states of mesothelioma in the chest is being studied. Judgement - an official court order deciding the rights or claims of the parties in a legal proceeding.
Inserting chemotherapy drugs directly into the chest cavity.
Injection into the sub-arachnoid space of the meninges. Usually done by lumbar puncture.
Injection into a tumor (usually performed during surgery).
Within the womb.
A small engineered piece of plastic or metal placed in a woman's uterus to prevent fertilization.
Intrauterine growth retardation
Slow growth of a fetus in the womb possibly resulting in a low birth weight baby.
Treatment for infertility in which semen is introduced into the uterus via a slim tube inserted through the vagina.
Inside a blood vessel.
Echocardiography and cardiac catheterization.
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)
An invasive procedure, performed along with cardiac catheterization; a miniature sound probe (transducer) on the tip of a coronary catheter is threaded through the coronary arteries and, using high-frequency sound waves, produces detailed images of the interior walls of the arteries.
Introducing a fluid into the bloodstream through a vein (usually in the patient's forearm).
Delivery of drugs, fluids or food directly into a vein.
Putting a fluid into a vein with a needle and syringe.
Injection into a ventricle.
Bleeding into the ventricles or the brain, common in premature infants.
Asthma that has no apparent external cause.
Pertaining to a sensory organ that registers information from within the body.
The insertion of one part into another; in sexual intercourse, the insertion of the penis into the vagina.
A segment of DNA that does not code for protein; the intervening sequence of nucleotides between coding sequences or exons.
Intron a is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): interferon alfa-2b.
Intropin is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): dopamine hydrochloride.
Self-observation; examination of one's feelings, often as a result of psychotherapy.
Preoccupation with oneself and accompanying reduction of interest in the outside world. Contrast to extraversion.
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Any analysis intended to compare treatment arms with respect to efficacy or safety at any time prior to the formal completion of a trial, usually only completed in blinded trials, for a DMC review.
Interim clinical trial/study report
A report of intermediate results and their evaluation based on analyses performed during the course of a trial, usually prepared for review by DMC.
A property of data that does not contradict itself.
The property of yielding equivalent results when used by different raters on different occasions.
Haemorrhage within the brain.
A pharmaceutical form of an active ingredient or placebo being tested or used as a reference in a clinical trial, including a product when used or assembled (formulated or packaged) in a way different from the approved form, or when used for an unapproved indication, or when used to gain further information about an approved use.
A person responsible for the conduct of the clinical trial at a trial site. If a trial is conducted by a team of individuals at a trial site, the Investigator is the responsible leader of the team and may be called the Principal Investigator.
Reduction of blood supply - to brain, heart or other cells.
A stroke caused by a cerebral infarct, classified by arterial distribution: total anterior circulation infarct (TACI), partial anterior circulation infarct (PACI), posterior circulation infarct (POCI) and lacunar infarct (LACI).
Takes pictures of the lungs and can detect problems such as a mass, an infection, air in the pleural space. Visual imaging tests include; chest x-rays, CTs (computed tomography).
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