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15:11 Mar 9, 2007
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French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / chemotherapy adverse effects
French term or phrase: ED
Maybe I've been typing for too long, but I can't make sense of several abbreviations (others asked separately).

ED (gr. 3-4) :
Neutropénies fébriles : 10%
Asthénie : 13%
Mucites : 3%
DX (gr. 3-4) :
Neutropénies fébriles : 3%
Alt° unguéales : 63%
SMP : 10%
Mucites : 3%, diarrhées : 3%
Gabrielle Lyons
Local time: 12:34

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4equivalent dose (of radiotherapy)
4dose equivalent
Francis MARC
Alain Pommet
2Increased dose/High dose (élevé-dose)
liz askew

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ED (abbreviation)

Could it be a typo for EP? As far as I can see ED always means education!

Alain Pommet
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dose equivalent

La médecine nucléaireED = D x FQ avec D : dose (Gy); ED : équivalent de dose en sievert (Sv). Information: l'ancienne unité d'équivalent de dose est le rem : 1 Sv = 100 rem. ...
pedagogie.ac-toulouse.fr/sc_phy/docum/phy/ter/sms/ptsmco07.htm - 22k

  – Scientific Measurements and Analyses
  – Radiation Protection
  – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
  – Mesures et analyse (Sciences)
  – Radioprotection
  – Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire

dose equivalent

équivalent de dose

DEF – [The] product of absorbed dose,
quality factor, distribution factor and
other modifying factors necessary to
obtain an evaluation of the effects of
irradiation received by exposed
persons, so that the different
characteristics of the exposure are
taken into account. [Definition
standardized by ISO.] Source

OBS – It is commonly expressed in
sieverts (formerly expressed in rems).

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ED (abbreviation)
Increased dose/High dose (élevé-dose)

All refs may not be relevant, however here are my findings:


ED = extensive disease

Original article Influence of alternate sequences of epirubicin ...
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Eight patients. received the ED sequence and four received the DE sequence. at the first cycle of chemotherapy. All patients received the ...
annonc.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/13/2/280.pdf - Similar pages

S-HAM induction chemotherapy with or without GM-CSF in patients ...
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All patients received glucocorticoid eye drops during ... lower ED rate. The toxicity of S-HAM is mainly a con-. sequence of its high myelotoxicity and the ...
www.springerlink.com/index/XMXRV2X1RL8GA3BH.pdf - Similar pages

Le Centre pour la Santé et Éducation des Femmes - Gynécologie ...
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La toxicité de la chimiothérapie d'élevé-dose est une préoccupation profonde, de même que les charges supplémentaires. Dans un état de l'enregistrement de ...
www.womenshealthsection.com/content/gynfr/gyno013.php3 - 28k - Cached - Similar pages

Note added at 2 hrs (2007-03-09 17:28:01 GMT)

Are you able to get back to the author? This is not an obvious one.

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ED (abbreviation)
equivalent dose (of radiotherapy)

The BED concept can be used to estimate the equivalent dose of radiotherapy that will achieve the same duration of symptom relief as palliative chemotherapy ...

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Mar 9, 2007 - Changes made by Gayle Wallimann:
Term askedED (abbreviation) » ED

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