"Iontophoresis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Therapeutic introduction of ions of soluble salts into tissues by means of electric current. In medical literature it is commonly used to indicate the process of increasing the penetration of drugs into surface tissues by the application of electric current. It has nothing to do with ION EXCHANGE; AIR IONIZATION nor PHONOPHORESIS, none of which requires current.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Iontophoresis" by people in Profiles.
Parad RB, Comeau AM, Dorkin HL, Dovey M, Gerstle R, Martin T, O'Sullivan BP. Sweat testing infants detected by cystic fibrosis newborn screening. J Pediatr. 2005 Sep; 147(3 Suppl):S69-72.
Spodick DH. Microphysiology of the pericardium in relation to intrapericardial therapeutics and diagnostics. Clin Cardiol. 1999 Jan; 22(1 Suppl 1):I2-3.
Turcotte JC, Blaustein JD. Projections of the estrogen receptor-immunoreactive ventrolateral hypothalamus to other estrogen receptor-immunoreactive sites in female guinea pig brain. Neuroendocrinology. 1999 Jan; 69(1):63-76.