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Bursitis (10-6-2015)

Inflammation of a bursa  Read More →

Bursa (10-6-2015)

A closed envelope-like sac lined with synovial membrane containing a thin layer of fluid. These are found in regions subject to friction, such as a bony prominence where a tendon passes over the bone  Read More →

Bone morphogenetic protein (10-6-2015)

A substance that is injected percutaneously into a bony structure and in particular into the vertebral body to stimulate bone formation and fracture repair  Read More →

Blincyto® (05-19-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: blinatumomab Trade Name: Blincyto® For which conditions is this drug approved? Blincyto® is approved for treatment of a certain type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed... Continue Reading

blinatumomab (05-19-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: blinatumomab Trade Name: Blincyto® For which conditions is this drug approved? Blincyto® is approved for treatment of a certain type of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed... Continue Reading

Beleodaq® (03-16-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: belinostat (be-LIN-oh-stat) Trade Name: Beleodaq® For which conditions is this drug approved? Beleodaq is approved for the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) that comes back or does not respond to... Continue Reading

belinostat (03-16-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: belinostat (be-LIN-oh-stat) Trade Name: Beleodaq® For which conditions is this drug approved? Beleodaq is approved for the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) that comes back or does not respond to... Continue Reading

Biliary system (10-29-2014)

The gall bladder and bile ducts.  Read More →

Barium (10-29-2014)

A substance that, when swallowed or given rectally as an enema, makes the digestive tract visible on X-rays (also referred to as a “contrast medium”).  Read More →

Banding (10-29-2014)

A technique via endoscopy that the dilated blood vessels in the esophagus can be removed by putting rubber bands on and eventually fall off to the disappearance of those vessels.  Read More →

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