• recurrent
  • This randomized phase III trial studies how well transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) works compared to stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) or stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SABR) in patients with liver cancer that remain after attempts to remove the cancer have been made (residual) or has come back (recurrent). (stanford.edu)
  • It is not yet known whether TACE is more effective than SBRT or SABR in treating patients with persistent or recurrent liver cancer who have undergone initial TACE. (stanford.edu)
  • This is also known as "frontal lobe incontinence", where the patient becomes indifferent to their recurrent urinary symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • The literature stresses the importance of monitoring the patient, especially taking into consideration that retrospective analysis demonstrated that the early diagnosis and surgical treatment, in the first eight hours after the beginning of the symptoms, could prevent or decrease the intensity of neurological deficits 3-5 . (scielo.br)
  • Given the key role of electrodiagnostic testing in the diagnosis of acute and chronic radiculopathies, the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine has issued evidence-based practice guidelines, for the diagnosis of both cervical and lumbosacral radiculopathies. (wikipedia.org)
  • fibers
  • By preventing the deterioration of the nerve fibers from hyperglycemia, patients may recover significant muscle strength. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gait disturbance is typically the initial and most prominent symptom of the triad and may be progressive, due to expansion of the ventricular system, particularly at the level of the lateral ventricles, leading to traction on the corticospinal tract motor fibers descending to the lumbosacral spinal cord. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dementia is thought to result from traction on frontal and limbic fibers that also run in the periventricular region. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • The purpose of the study is to determine whether, in patients with moderate to severe plaque-type psoriasis, AIN457 administered subcutaneously reduces the severity of psoriasis symptoms a. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In the case of lumbosacral radiculopathy, a Straight leg raise maneuver may exacerbate radiculopathic symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a survey among members of the Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation, it was found that up to 45% of patients had their first symptoms before the age of 20 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • These symptoms of RLS can make sleeping difficult for many patients and a recent poll shows the presence of significant daytime difficulties resulting from this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many patients experience difficulty sitting for long (or even short) periods of time due to discomfort or pain, or because of efferent neurological or other motor symptoms, such as difficulties controlling limbs. (wikipedia.org)
  • 7) Spinal cord compressions are also possible with patients experiencing pain, rigidity and neurologic signs that may follow some distance along nerves to cause symptoms at some distance from the location of the retrolisthesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • cortical
  • However, enlarged ventricles put increased pressure on the adjacent cortical tissue and cause myriad effects in the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rapid growth of fast-growing high-grade brain tumors may damage the subcortical network essential for electrical transmission, whereas slow-growing tumors have been suggested to induce partial deafferentation of cortical regions, causing denervation hypersensitivity and producing an epileptogenic milieu. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery
  • The Editors of Patient Safety in Surgery would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 7 (2013). (biomedsearch.com)
  • It is not yet known whether radiation therapy is more effective when given alone or together with cetuximab in treating patients with head and neck cancer that has been removed by surgery. (stanford.edu)
  • PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying radiation therapy to see how well it works compared with radiation therapy given together with cetuximab in treating patients who have undergone surgery for locally advanced head and neck cancer. (stanford.edu)
  • In 2004, a pulsed electromagnetic field system was approved by the FDA as an adjunct to cervical fusion surgery in patients at high risk for non-fusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • and the Cervical-Stim from Orthofix, which was approved in 2004 as an adjunct to cervical fusion surgery in patients at high risk for non-fusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless, at this time, the patient was advised to seek a medical service specializing in spinal surgery. (scielo.br)
  • Clinical studies have found up to 75% of post-lumbar fusion patients develop SI joint degeneration within five years of surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • Proximal diabetic neuropathy can occur in type 2 and type 1 diabetes mellitus patients however, it is most commonly found in type 2 diabetics. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • This is a multi-center, prospective, clinical study to assess the clinical application and outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression with the MILDĀ® devices in patients with symp. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Due to the lack of randomized clinical trials, the risk of hematoma is unknown in patients receiving antithrombotic treatment 4-6 . (scielo.br)
  • Tumors
  • Paragangliomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors that originate in specialized cells derived from neural crest cells, affecting the region of the carotid or jugular-tympanic artery. (scielo.br)
  • Seizures are common in patients with low-grade tumors such as dysembryoblastic neuroepithelial tumors, gangligliomas, and oligodendrogliomas. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • Despite a good safety profile in most patients with diabetes, the risk of metformin-associated lactic acidosis is real if safety guidelines are ignored. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Although this disease does occur in patients without diabetes the prevalence is much greater in the diabetic indicating that although hyperglycemia does not directly cause the nerve damage it may play a role. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • A humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to IL-12 and IL-23 and is used as a DERMATOLOGIC AGENT in the treatment of patients with plaque PSORIASIS who have not responded to other therapies. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Study Objective: To compare patient outcomes following treatment with either the MILD procedure or epidural steroid injections (ESIs) in patients with painful lumbar spinal stenosis exhibi. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The patient received treatment to nourish the neurons and improve the blood circulation in order to increase the blood supply. (chinastemcell.com.cn)
  • occur
  • Because of this, patients do not exhibit the classic signs that accompany increased intracranial pressure such as headache, nausea, vomiting, or altered consciousness, although some studies have shown pressure elevations to occur intermittently. (wikipedia.org)
  • cysts
  • Scheuermann's kyphosis dorsalis or kyphosis without epiphysitis has coexisted in almost half the cases overall and in two-thirds of the patients between 11 and 20 years of age (all of whom had cysts in the thoracic region). (populus.org)
  • incidence
  • Considering that the incidence of hematoma is extremely low, those studies would have to include a large number of patients, above 100,000, which is not feasible. (scielo.br)
  • Study
  • Phase I Study of Recombinant Human Interferon Gamma (rIFN-(gamma)) in Patients with Advanced Cancer", Biology of the Interferon System, p. 31 (1984). (patentgenius.com)
  • medication
  • Most patients take oral medication that is prescribed by a doctor. (wikipedia.org)
  • While arachnoiditis may not yet be curable and can be significantly life-altering, management of the condition, including with medication, physical therapy, and if appropriate, psychotherapy, can help patients cope with the difficulties it presents. (wikipedia.org)
  • condition
  • For the ossificans form of the condition, unenhanced CT may better show the presence and extent of arachnoid ossifications, and is complementary to MRI, as MRI can be less specific and findings can be confused with regions of calcification or hemosiderin. (wikipedia.org)
  • nerve
  • The pudendal nerve is merely passing through the gluteal region, making a brief appearance at the infrior aspect of the piriformis, only to re-enter the pelvis via the lesser sciatic foramen (fig. 14-3 ). (dartmouth.edu)
  • benefit
  • Lumbosacral orthoses may be of benefit for some patients but should be used on a temporary basis to prevent spinal muscle atrophy and loss of proprioception. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some patients benefit from motorized assistance devices such as the Segway or standing wheelchairs, although these types of devices may be beyond the reach of those with limited means. (wikipedia.org)
  • together
  • PURPOSE: This phase II trial is studying how well giving capecitabine together with gemcitabine followed by capecitabine and radiation therapy works in treating patients with cholangiocarcinoma of the gallbladder or bile duct. (stanford.edu)
  • base
  • They are most frequent in the carotid or jugulotympanic region (around 80% to 90% of the cases), but they may develop at any site where chromaffin cells exist, from the base of the cranium to the bladder (1,2) . (scielo.br)
  • An increased tendency to fall backwards is also seen, and a broad-based gait may be employed by the patient in order to increase their base of support and thereby their stability. (wikipedia.org)
  • male
  • Male patient, 73 years old, 65 kg, 1.67 m, and ASA physical status III, underwent spinal anesthesia for removal of a peritoneal dialysis catheter. (scielo.br)