• Objective: To evaluate whether data acquired from perfusion computed tomography (PCT) parameters can aid in the prediction of treatment outcome after palliative chemotherapy in patients with unresectable advanced gastric cancer (AGC). (elsevierpure.com)
  • Treatment response was assessed according to Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors version 1.1 (i.e., patients who achieved complete or partial response were classified as responders). (elsevierpure.com)
  • Conclusion: Perfusion parameter data acquired from PCT demonstrated predictive value for treatment outcome after palliative chemotherapy, reflected by the significantly higher PS value in the responder group compared with the non-responder group. (elsevierpure.com)
  • We reviewed and analyzed child and adolescent depression treatment studies (1980-2001) through a comprehensive literature search. (usu.edu)
  • Using an algorithm based on genetic testing to guide treatment is sustainable and associated with better clinical outcomes in a real-world clinical practice, although it is difficult to consistently maintain," said Craig R. Lee, Pharm.D., Ph.D., F.A.H.A., associate professor of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy. (eurekalert.org)
  • In the MADONNA study (Multiple electrode Aggregometry in patients receiving Dual antiplatelet therapy tO guide treatmeNt with Novel platelet Antagonists), Austrian investigators led by Dr Jolanta Siller-Matula from the Medical University of Vienna and Professor G nter Christ from Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital in Vienna, investigated whether individualized treatment with platelet inhibitors according to the results of whole blood aggregometry improves clinical outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. (medindia.net)
  • Overall, they believe the findings suggest that cannabis use might be linked to worse clinical outcomes for patients with psychosis, partly mediated by the failure of antipsychotic treatment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Taken together, these findings highlight the importance of ascertaining cannabis use in people receiving care for psychotic disorders and prompt further study to investigate the mechanisms underlying poor clinical outcomes in people who use cannabis and strategies to reduce associated harms. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Our study was designed to assess the effectiveness of frenotomy for ankyloglossia as it relates to clinical outcomes as noted in the paper and. (aappublications.org)
  • No statistically significant difference was observed when comparing the clinical outcomes of one treatment over another. (scielo.br)
  • Dr. Pranesh Chakraborty is a physician at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Director of Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO), Medical Director of the Better Outcomes Registry and Network (BORN) Ontario, and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. (gc.ca)
  • With his wife, Alison Jefferies (who has a master's in educational psychology), Cohen wrote a book ( Anticancer Living ) about six lifestyle changes that they've linked to cancer prevention and better outcomes during and post-treatment. (goop.com)
  • Overall, our results showed that it is difficult to use pre-treatment variables as a powerful and reliable tool for predicting treatment outcome, as significant predictors were found to be sample-specific and outcome measure-specific. (springer.com)
  • Ford JD, Kidd P (1998) Early childhood trauma and disorders of extreme stress as predictors of treatment outcome with chronic posttraumatic stress disorder. (springer.com)
  • Unless they are following their doctor's instructions, stopping medication or taking less than the amount prescribed can impact how well the medication works and may result in a loss of response and an unfavorable treatment outcome. (lls.org)
  • findings indicate the benefits of personalized approaches to prostate cancer treatment and management. (medindia.net)
  • These findings may help guide future treatment strategies for patients with AML. (nih.gov)
  • Software advances for personal computers have also spawned an audience-friendly revolution in how findings are presented, with time-to-event outcomes, hierarchical linear modeling findings, and structural equation modeling findings now presented in an understandable and graphic format. (nih.gov)
  • Programs and jobs can hinge on how well an evaluation report communicates findings to audiences unfamiliar with research methodology and the multifaceted nature of alcohol treatment outcome(s). (nih.gov)
  • These findings show convincingly that while there has been a considerable increase in assisted reproduction cycles over the past 20 years, this has been accompanied by a significant improvement in health outcomes for these babies, particularly for singleton babies," she said. (mentalhelp.net)
  • People with HIV treated for aggressive forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma or Burkitt lymphoma appear no more likely to suffer a relapse after treatment than HIV-negative people treated for the same conditions, according to findings of an analysis of the German HIV Lymphoma Cohort published this month in Haematologica , the journal of the European Hematology Association. (aidsmap.com)
  • Financial difficulties may impact the outcome for cancer patients even in countries where the national public health system covers most of the expenses, and therefore, it is our mission to understand what are the determinants of such difficulties and whether some of them may be actionable," said principal investigator Dr. Francesco Perrone, director of the Unità Sperimentazioni Cliniche at the National Cancer Institute of Naples, Italy. (eurekalert.org)
  • This article presents national results on treatment outcome among patients with pulmonary TB reported in France in 2009 and explores determinants of potentially unfavourable outcome. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • Of importance in this multisite trial examining the efficacy of client-treatment matching was the cross- and within-site reliability of the structured interview used to assess alcohol treatment outcomes, the Form 90. (nih.gov)
  • In those randomized to CPAP who have a persistent poor clinical response associated with an abnormal residual AHI after 24 weeks of treatment, a further 12 week trial of ASV will be undertaken to assess whether it offers any benefit. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • PURPOSE: To systematically assess the functional outcome of patients treated with surgery and irradiation for extremity or truncal sarcomas, and to correlate this outcome with a detailed analysis of the radiation dose distribution and surgical technique. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Objective: To assess the effect of alarm treatment in children with day- and night-time wetting compared to those with night-time wetting only. (tudelft.nl)
  • Each investigator in the group is working to understand how variations in very specific body structures impact and predict outcomes. (umich.edu)
  • In the cases we studied, mutations in the DNMT3A gene trump everything else we've found so far to predict adverse outcomes in intermediate-risk AML. (nih.gov)
  • The content on the UpToDate website is not intended nor recommended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. (uptodate.com)
  • GoodTherapy.org is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, medical treatment, or therapy. (goodtherapy.org)
  • Using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Medicare-linked data, the researchers evaluated 288 HIV-infected and 307,980 HIV-uninfected patients, ages 65 years or older, who were diagnosed with non-advanced colorectal, lung, prostate or breast cancer and received stage-appropriate cancer treatment during the year after their cancer diagnosis. (news-medical.net)
  • The information on Health24 is for educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. (health24.com)
  • Once the diagnosis is confirmed, the outlook for most children who receive treatment for ADHD is encouraging. (healthychildren.org)
  • This improvement is due in part to the expansion of newborn screening allowing for earlier diagnosis and treatment. (gc.ca)
  • Herein we summarise the prevalence, outcomes and current and future clinical approaches for the diagnosis of primary aldosteronism. (medworm.com)
  • The physicians then view the electrocardiogram on a hospital computer screen or on their Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) to confirm the patient's diagnosis and recommend the appropriate treatment, including authorizing paramedics to immediately administer intravenous clot-busting drugs. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • As both behavioral therapy and child psychoanalytic psychotherapy target self-regulation through the related constructs of emotion regulation and "hot" executive functions ( 9 ), the both modalities' successful outcomes may show similar underlying neural changes. (frontiersin.org)
  • Retrospective review of all eyes to have undergone a re-treatment by LASIK after primary SMILE between September 2013 and January 2016. (healio.com)
  • A total of 254 achieved complete remission after the first course of treatment (127 with DLBCL, 91 with Burkitt lymphoma, 29 with PBL and seven with other non-classifiable B-cell lymphomas). (aidsmap.com)
  • Complete remission from lymphoma was achieved if there was no visible evidence of lymphoma for at least three months after the completion of treatment. (aidsmap.com)
  • Your doctor compares these numbers with the results of the lab test done at the start of your treatment. (lls.org)
  • Personalized antiplatelet treatment involves choosing a therapy based on the results of platelet function testing, a measurement which shows how effective an antiplatelet drug such as clopidogrel is at inhibiting platelet aggregation. (medindia.net)
  • The results of the proposed project may provide increased understanding of the physiological variables that respond to successful trauma treatment, relationships between physiological and psychological variables associated with trauma exposure, and relationships between the physiological variables and chronic pain and/or chronic health conditions. (nova.edu)
  • The results were similar when analysed by treatment actually received. (bmj.com)
  • The paper showcases the rapid evolvement of the Austin based, data-driven company which has taken empirical outcomes data, interpreted the results, and has begun to demonstrate effective means in which treatment providers can extend the care continuum for discharged patients rendering successful treatment results. (prweb.com)
  • The results show that 78% (764 of 975) of these children had successful treatment outcomes when treated with second-line MDR-TB drugs. (news-medical.net)
  • Although these results were used to update the WHO guidelines, further rigorously collected evidence is needed to help guide the management of MDR-TB treatment in children globally. (news-medical.net)
  • Re-treatment after SMILE by LASIK achieved excellent visual and refractive outcomes, although these results indicate that myopic LASIK retreatment after primary myopic SMILE requires a different nomogram than for myopic LASIK re-treatment after primary myopic LASIK. (healio.com)
  • From accessing medicines to intellectual property to drug safety, PhRMA is devoted to advancing public policies that support innovative medical research, improve treatments and yield real results. (phrma.org)
  • The technology enables us to give better treatment quicker by shifting the initial treatment from the emergency room to the ambulance," Dr. Cantor said, estimating that the time savings translates to about an hour, which research has shown results in substantially improved survival. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It's also a relief to mental health professionals to know that the research results on which we base treatment decisions for voluntary treatment can now be used with greater confidence to also guide treatment for people having involuntary ECT. (tcd.ie)
  • A dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and an ADP receptor inhibitor such as clopidogrel is the standard antiplatelet treatment in patients undergoing angioplasty. (medindia.net)
  • Cocaine accounted for 46.9% of all treatment admissions for drug dependence in Spain, and 62.5% of the total if we consider only those cases treated for the first time in the person's life," said researchers from Spain. (goodtherapy.org)
  • Patients experiencing a first episode of psychosis may endure worse treatment outcomes if they use cannabis, say researchers, after finding that such patients are 50% more likely to be admitted to the hospital after initial treatment than non-users of cannabis. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The researchers assessed patients' cannabis use within a month of their first treatment visit and tracked any subsequent treatment and outcomes for the following 5 years. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • What is more, the researchers found that cannabis users were more likely to be prescribed a drug called clozapine - commonly used for hard-to-treat schizophrenia - and had a higher number of prescriptions for a range of other antipsychotic medications in the 5 years after first treatment, compared with non-users. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In an article published in BMC Medicine in May 2015, researchers Sedelaar and Schalken from Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, suggested that using genetic and molecular classifiers to personalize treatment could have positive outcome and better survival chances for patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer. (medindia.net)
  • Researchers Sedelaar and Schalken conclude that genomic classifiers could possibly be used with positive outcomes for a personalized approach to cancer treatment and care. (medindia.net)
  • Perrone said the researchers had expected to find an impact on quality of life from financial hardship, but were surprised to see that worsening financial problems during treatment was associated with a higher risk of death over the course of treatment. (eurekalert.org)
  • and a section that introduces the concept of meaningful changes in drinking behavior and then offers specific recommendations for clinicians and researchers on how to evaluate the magnitude of behavior changes associated with treatment. (nih.gov)
  • As part of our mission to eliminate cancer, MD Anderson researchers conduct hundreds of clinical trials to test new treatments for both common and rare cancers. (mdanderson.org)
  • The researchers reviewed the health outcomes of more than 62,000 single babies and nearly 30,000 twins born with the help of assisted reproduction. (mentalhelp.net)
  • In the DECISION trial, researchers randomly assigned 417 treatment-naive patients with radioactive iodine-refractory locally advanced or metastatic DTC that had progressed within the past 14 months to sorafenib 400 mg twice daily or placebo. (healio.com)
  • Researchers continue to focus on meeting the unmet needs of patients with the progressive form of MS, who presently lack available treatment options. (phrma.org)
  • NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Single-cell sequencing can help reveal karyotype heterogeneity and may someday inform cancer treatment approaches, according to researchers led by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. (genomeweb.com)
  • During treatment, relapse is correlated with number of pretreatment stones. (nih.gov)
  • Analysis of paired pretreatment and end of treatment (EOT) liver biopsies from SVR patients showed that viral clearance was accompanied by decreased expression of type II and III IFNs, but unexpectedly increased expression of the type I IFN IFNA2 . (jci.org)
  • Of note, the number of CD68 + cells in pretreatment biopsies was not only associated with primary treatment failure, but also with failure of subsequent secondary therapies including autologous stem cell transplantation. (haematologica.org)
  • We included only case-patients with clear documentation of the village of residence, contact history, yaws clinical stage, clinical outcome, pretreatment titer, and at least 1 follow-up titer 12-15 months after treatment. (cdc.gov)
  • Prostate cancer is closely linked to genes which makes it important to personalize prostate cancer treatment and management . (medindia.net)
  • Given prostate cancer's link to hereditary genes, it is important to take a personalized approach to treatment rather than the "one-size fits all" approach. (medindia.net)
  • Elderly cancer patients who are HIV-positive, particularly those with prostate and breast cancers, have worse outcomes compared to cancer patients in the same age range who do not have HIV. (news-medical.net)
  • As the HIV population continues to age, the association of HIV infection with poor breast and prostate cancer outcomes will become more important, especially because prostate cancer is projected to become the most common malignancy in the HIV population by 2020,' said Coghill. (news-medical.net)
  • We observed a narrower variation for fasting insulin (−34·2%) and for homoeostasis model assessment (HOMA) (−38·9%) after 2 years of individualized GH treatment in comparison with standard GH dose treatment. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • Under these conditions the evaluator has a clear responsibility to select assessment tools with demonstrated reliability and validity that are also sensitive to, and theoretically consistent with, treatment program objectives. (nih.gov)
  • This book includes an argument for the development of a common core of assessment instruments with the addition of treatment specific instruments, to measure specific improvements and the influence on general clinical course. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Information about the impact of HIV treatment on viral load, the immune system, other health conditions, mortality and quality of life. (aidsmap.com)
  • The health records revealed that around 46.3% of the patients were using cannabis within 1 month of initiating treatment for a first psychotic episode, with use of the drug most common among single men aged 16-25. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Given the increased chance of negative health outcomes in trauma-related disorders, there is a great deal of interest in this disorder and its impact on the immune system. (nova.edu)
  • Improved understanding of health outcomes associated with psychotherapy would provide insight into the mechanisms that may help to prevent premature illness among individuals experiencing posttraumatic stress reactions. (nova.edu)
  • It is important for health care providers to have an understanding of the variety of different agents and their device options in order to optimize personalized care of this group of patients and help them to experience increased adherence to the treatment plan (Anzueto & Miravitlles, 2018) . (emaxhealth.com)
  • Therefore, establishing minimum effective antimicrobial treatment durations is an important public health goal. (nih.gov)
  • MAP Clinical Directors recap five years of outcomes data collection and look to the future of behavioral health. (prweb.com)
  • MAP Health Management, the nation's leader in the advancement of data-driven technology to improve clinical and financial outcomes in behavioral health, has released its first clinically-focused white paper. (prweb.com)
  • Due to its advanced algorithm-driven technologies and population health management platform, MAP has quickly established itself as a pioneer in the behavioral health space utilizing telehealth resources to improve the outcomes of people treated for addiction and substance use disorder. (prweb.com)
  • The data demonstrated by MAP has sparked the attention of major health insurance payers motivated to contain the rising costs of increased recidivism in addiction treatment and who have begun to express interest in reimbursing providers for extending the care continuum. (prweb.com)
  • Based on the knowledge gleaned from its initial data gathering, MAP has evolved to delivering population health management solutions, predictive analytics, risk management and care coordination - all components to improving outcomes. (prweb.com)
  • From its position on the forefront of the behavioral health field, we can expect to see future white papers that expound on the importance of collecting and demonstrating outcomes data to addiction treatment providers, health insurance payers and healthcare consumers. (prweb.com)
  • Network members are able to differentiate themselves to behavioral health consumers and health insurance payers by demonstrating treatment success rates. (prweb.com)
  • This paper uses the abrupt changes in health insurance coverage at age 65 arising from the Medicare program eligibility rules to evaluate the impact of insurance status on treatment intensity and health outcomes. (rand.org)
  • Tracking health-related outcomes of the group, they find significant increases in treatment intensity at the age 65 barrier, including increases in the number of procedures performed, and total list charges. (rand.org)
  • Card, David, Carlos Dobkin, and Nicole Maestas, The Impact of Health Insurance Status on Treatment Intensity and Health Outcomes. (rand.org)
  • These regimens are frequently hard to tolerate, particularly in children, due to the length of treatment, drug toxicity and the lack of child-friendly formulations,' said one of the authors Prof. Anneke Hesseling from the Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. (news-medical.net)
  • Over the past several decades, health care and outcomes for children who are born with rare genetic diseases that affect the body's ability to break down substances - known as inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) - have greatly improved in Canada. (gc.ca)
  • The CIMDRN network brings together clinicians and health evaluative scientists to both generate knowledge and immediately translate this into better health care and outcomes for Canadian children with IEM, and their families. (gc.ca)
  • Psychological treatments for schizophrenia are increasingly popular with mental health practitioners and people with schizophrenia, and also with their families. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Typically, clinicians will either perform an eyeball test on patients before surgery or before embarking on a course of treatment, or they will use BMI to gauge relative health. (umich.edu)
  • People who suffer from severe depression may lose the capacity to make decisions and require treatment under mental health law in order to recover. (tcd.ie)
  • Treatment based on public health issues N 4. (wikipedia.org)
  • First-week Dimensions of Change Instrument (DCI) assessments from a cohort of 519 adults entering six therapeutic communities (TCs) were used to predict treatment retention and outcomes. (rand.org)
  • This FOA will address a significant need in the field, one that is especially apparent in efforts to develop pharmacological treatments for these populations. (nih.gov)
  • For patients with CML, adhering to treatment is associated with the probability of achieving and improving long-term outcomes, including achieving a major molecular response and improved survival. (lls.org)
  • Part I - Long Term Treatment in The Context of contemporary Discussions. (wiley.com)
  • This thesis aims to evaluate (1) the long-term outcome in adulthood of ARMs in relation to the modern Krickenbeck classification, and (2) scope for treating FI with transanal injection with dextranomer in non-animal stabilised hyaluronic acid (NASHA/Dx), in patients both with and without ARMs. (diva-portal.org)
  • Treatment plans for ADHD usually require long-term efforts on the part of families and schools. (healthychildren.org)
  • However, there is still a lot we don't know about the long-term outcomes and the impacts of treatment variation for these children and their families. (gc.ca)
  • new insight in old dilemmas' we describe the short and long term effects of misoprostol and curettage in the treatment of first trimester miscarriage. (uva.nl)