NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- defibrotide sodium
- listen (dee-FY-broh-tide SOH-dee-um)
- A drug used to treat hepatic veno-occlusive disease (a condition in which small veins in the liver are blocked) in patients who have kidney or lung problems after a stem cell transplant. Defibrotide sodium may affect the cells that line the inside of blood vessels and may help improve blood flow inside the liver. Also called Defitelio.