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  • Therapy
  • This therapy is also contraindicated for patients who will be exposed to diathermy (deep heat treatment). (medtronic.com)
  • Best results are achieved when the patient and caregiver are fully informed about the therapy risks and probable benefits, surgical procedures, follow-up requirements, and self-care responsibilities. (medtronic.com)
  • With the entry of so-called targeted therapy (TT), patient selection and individualised treatment strategies will become more crucial in the coming years in treating kidney cancer patients who have either localised or metastatic disease, according to experts who examined today current kidney cancer issues. (uroweb.org)
  • There is that need for individualising therapy based on molecular markers… but the problem is we can't identify patients upfront," said Powles. (uroweb.org)
  • There is no evidence supporting the use of adjuvant therapy for patients with high risk of recurrence after nephrectomy. (uroweb.org)
  • There are 2 major ways that we manage patients differently on immunotherapy as compared to chemotherapy with or without targeted therapy. (onclive.com)
  • The agency reported that the most recent post-approval study report shows 12 out of the 42 patients (28.6%) survived to 30 days post device explant or hospital discharge, or to the start of longer-term therapy. (medworm.com)
  • Cardiac
  • 1 Furthermore, these patients have a higher incidence of major adverse cardiac events 2 and decreased quality of life(QoL) 1 . (cryolife.com)
  • Post-approval study patients who would not have qualified for the premarket clinical studies were more likely to have been in cardiogenic shock for longer than 48 hours, experienced a cardiac arrest, or suffered a pre-implant hypoxic or ischemic neurologic event before getting the Impella RP system implanted compared to the patients who wou. (medworm.com)
  • We present a delayed and atypical presentation for a patient with a cardiac perforation after repair of pectus excavatum who underwent successful repair. (medworm.com)
  • immunotherapy
  • In patients who, for instance, may not necessarily tolerate a cytotoxic chemotherapy very well and perhaps have a relative contraindication to immunotherapy, that's where cetuximab plays an important role. (onclive.com)
  • Researchers with a company that makes antibody-based immunotherapy drugs are calling for the development of new patient selection strategies for people with malignant mesothelioma and other intractable cancers. (prweb.com)
  • complications
  • A tailored approach that takes into consideration patient-related, anesthesia-related, and surgeon-related factors offers the best outcome and reduces complications and recurrences. (springer.com)
  • However, now more than ever surgeons must balance the potential benefits associated with these interventions with the risks of physiologic insult for these elderly patients, who often have significant comorbidity burdens and the potential for costly complications. (hindawi.com)
  • physician
  • It's sort of like once that cancer label is put on there we are obligated to behave in a certain way, and its driven by physician beliefs and patient beliefs and frequently they don't have anything to do with reality. (healingwell.com)
  • surgical
  • To help ensure maximum benefits from the neurostimulation system, long-term, post-surgical management of patients is recommended. (medtronic.com)
  • high risk
  • To best select patients for these high-risk operations, surgeons need data that incorporates these complex covariates in their decision-making algorithms. (hindawi.com)
  • survival
  • In the premarket studies, the survival rate was 73.3%. 'The primary reason for the difference in survival outcome appears to be patient selection,' FDA said in a letter to doctors. (medworm.com)
  • For patients who would have met the enrollment criteria for the premarket studies, the survival rate was 64.3% (9 out of 14 patients). (medworm.com)
  • For the subgroup of patients who would not have qualified for the premarket studies, the survival rate was 10.7% (3 out of 28 patients). (medworm.com)
  • benefit
  • And when that's done, patients can recover nicely from these adverse events and even go back on a drug and benefit. (onclive.com)
  • Factors
  • When evaluating a patient with an inguinal hernia and considering a laparoscopic or endoscopic approach, several factors need to be accounted for. (springer.com)
  • operation
  • 1-4 Provided that no major complication occurs during the operation, most patients find themselves efficiently protected against stroke in the following years. (ahajournals.org)
  • risks
  • Patients should be informed of the risks of higher parameters, which may result in possible excessive change density, as noted in the appropriate information for prescribers booklet. (medtronic.com)
  • The benefits Abiomed's Impella RP System outweigh the risks of the device, but only if it is used for the currently approved indication in appropriately selected patients, according to FDA's latest letter about the device. (medworm.com)
  • News
  • Surviving Mesothelioma has more on what that news may mean for mesothelioma patients. (prweb.com)
  • Written for patients and their loved ones, Surviving Mesothelioma news helps families make more informed decisions. (prweb.com)
  • several
  • The process of disk restructuring (as shown by time courses of patients' pain relief) may take several months to reach its full extent. (medscape.com)
  • years
  • Patients older than 55 years may have lower success rates because of poorer healing. (medscape.com)
  • 3. Although approximately 200 patients have been followed for between 10 and 15 years, it is acknowledged that most of the studies have immature data and it will be another 5-7 years before a median follow-up of fifteen years can be achieved. (healingwell.com)
  • approach
  • This topic will discuss the ethics, indications, and patient selection for uterus transplantation, an experimental approach to restoring fertility in women with absolute uterine factor infertility. (uptodate.com)