Bathing an organ or tissue with a fluid. In regional perfusion, a specific area of the body (usually an arm or a leg) receives high doses of anticancer drugs through a blood vessel. Such a procedure is performed to treat cancer that has not spread.

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  • PERFUSION — PERFUSI Injection continue d’un liquide dans un vaisseau sanguin, la perfusion se pratique ordinairement par la voie veineuse. Chez le grand enfant et chez l’adulte, on utilise surtout les veines superficielles des membres; chez le nourrisson,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • perfusión — f. terap. Introducción de líquidos terapéuticos de forma lenta y prolongada, generalmente por vía venosa. Medical Dictionary. 2011. perfusión …   Diccionario médico

  • perfusion — 1570s, from M.Fr. perfusion, from L. perfusionem (nom. perfusio) a pouring over, from pp. stem of perfundere pour out, from per throughout (see PER (Cf. per)) + fundere pour (see FOUND (Cf. found) (2)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • perfusión — sustantivo femenino 1. Área: medicina Administración terapéutica de un medicamento de forma intravenosa o en el interior de una cavidad orgánica: El médico aconsejó la perfusión de un antibiótico en el suero. 2. Área: medicina Uso/registro …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Perfusion — Per*fu sion, n. [L. perfusio.] The act of perfusing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perfusion — perfusion. См. перфузия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Perfusion — (v. lat.), Begießung, Übergießung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Perfusion — Perfusiōn (lat.), Begießung, Übergießung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • perfusión — 1. f. Acción y efecto de perfundir. 2. Baño, untura …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Perfusion — In physiology, perfusion is the process of nutritive delivery of arterial blood to a capillary bed in the biological tissue. The word is derived from the French verb perfuser meaning to pour over or through. Tests of adequate perfusion are a part …   Wikipedia

  • Perfusion — Die Perfusion, auch Organperfusion, ist die Durchströmung eines Hohlorgans oder der Blutgefäße mit einer Flüssigkeit oder Körperflüssigkeit. Der Begriff wird vorrangig in Verbindung mit Nahrung, der Reinigung von Gewebe und dem Blutkreislauf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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