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What does VD stand for?

VD stands for Volume of Distribution

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From the clinical case study (1), the reader might infer that the changes in clearance and the volume of distribution are reduced with time, but previous pharmacokinetic investigations have found no indications for such a finding.
Principal anti-tumor mechanism used by these viruses is a direct cytopathic effect, produced as the virus propagates and spreads from initially infected tumor cells to surrounding tumor cells, achieving a progressively larger volume of distribution and enhanced tumor cell killing.
Volume of distribution gives scientists an idea of how widely a drug would distribute throughout the body -- large volume of distribution means the drug goes into many different kinds of tissues and fluids or is highly bound to plasma proteins in the blood, while small volume of distribution means that the drug is more concentrated in the body.