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Related to vincristine: cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, prednisone
AcronymDefinition
VCRVideocassette Recorder
VCRVery Cute Rear
VCRVoluntary Challenge and Registry
VCRVisual Control Room
VCRVoluntary Compliance Resolution (US IRS)
VCRVoltage Controlled Resistance
VCRVariable Chip Rate (algorithm)
VCRVoice Cockpit Recorder
VCRVliegclub Rotterdam (Dutch: Flying Club Rotterdam; Netherlands)
VCRVisible Cocaine Residue
VCRVisit Clearance Request
VCRVoices of Civil Rights
VCRVirtual Capture and Replay (software engineering)
VCRVirtual Coupon Record (online airline ticket purchasing)
VCRVendor Charged Rework
VCRVoice Communication Requirements
VCRVélo Club Rochois (French: Rochois Cycling Club)
VCRVintage Citroën Register (automobile association; UK)
VCRVacuum Coupling Radiation (type of fitting)
VCRVariable Compression Ratio
VCRVapor Compression Refrigeration
VCRVehicle Condition Report
VCRViolating Conditions of Release (legal charge)
VCRVice Chancellor for Research (various schools)
VCRVincristine
VCRVirtual Communication Relationship (Fieldbus Networks)
VCRVertical Crater Retreat (mining)
VCRViolent Crime Report (US DoD)
VCRVolvo Club Romand (French; Swiss Volvo club)
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R-CHOP, a frequently used regimen in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, has been linked to the development of AIDP (4, 5), particularly rituximab (6) and vincristine (7-10).
Some pharmacological properties of vincristine, Arch Int.
Although INEX has chosen to file an NDA for relapsed aggressive NHL as the first route to approval for Onco TCS, Enzon and INEX intend to develop Onco TCS for use as a stand-alone drug and/or in combination therapy for several cancers in which vincristine is now used.
Even in the face of a query by the more junior doctor, he then ordered the injection of Vincristine directly into the spine of the patient, thus poisoning the central nervous system - the final fatal error.
Mr Houlder said Mr Jowett, of Keyworth, Notts, was injected with the cytotoxic drug vincristine, which kills cells and is almost always fatal when injected into the spine.
combined either low of standard-dose CHOP (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone) with stavudine, lamivudine, and indinavir.
An inquest last April heard that Wayne was in remission from leukaemia but died a month after Vincristine was injected into his spine.
Wayne Jowett, of Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, should have had the drug vincristine injected into a vein rather than his spine.
For example, as recently as the 1980s, the plant rosy periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) gave rise to two important drugs, vinblastine and vincristine, which are used to treat Hodgkin's disease and childhood leukemia, respectively.
Patients taking Adriamycin (doxorubicin HC1) or vincristine are going to have severe alopecia.
He required Cytosine in his spine and Vincristine - invariably fatal if administered incorrectly - in a vein to keep his condition at bay.