Blood-brain barrier disruption. Definition

Medical Definition: Blood-brain barrier disruption

BBBD (for its acronym in English). Use of drugs to separate the cells of the blood brain barrier. The blood-brain barrier is a network of blood vessels and tissue that protects the brain from harmful substances, but can also prevent anticancer drugs from reaching the brain. Once the barrier is opened, you can inject anticancer drugs into an artery to the brain to treat brain tumors. Also called BBBD.

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