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Iontophoresis

"Iontophoresis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Iontophoresis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Iontophoresis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 49 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1998
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