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Word: prognosis

Definition: forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic


Sentences Containing 'prognosis'

As growing evidence supports the function of exRNAs as intercellular communicators, research efforts are investigating the possibility of utilizing exRNAs in disease diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutics.
Based on the latest technologies, ACW develops methods for the diagnostics, prognosis and monitoring of insects, nematodes, fungal and bacterial diseases.
Causes are usually anatomically divided into their location in the upper gastrointestinal tract. People are usually stratified into having either variceal or non-variceal sources of upper GI hemorrhage, as the two have different treatment algorithms and prognosis.
Despite the grim prognosis, she continued recording and touring.
His doctors, whom he had seen that day, had given him a prognosis of six months to two years.
However, with gallbladder cancer's extremely poor prognosis, most patients will die by one year following the surgery.
If the deficiency is not complete, the prognosis is somewhat better and an affected child is expected to survive 6-7 years, and in rare cases, to their teenage years.
In acute liver failure, the development of severe encephalopathy strongly predicts short-term mortality, and is almost as important as the nature of the underlying cause of the liver failure in determining the prognosis.
In cases of neurapraxia, the function of the nerves are temporarily impaired or, in rare cases, completely lost. However, the prognosis for recovery from neurapraxia is efficient and quick.
In humans, these conditions may be classified into three groups: Prognosis.
In the past scleroderma renal crisis was almost uniformily fatal. While outcomes have improved significantly with the use of ACE inhibitors the prognosis is often guarded, as a significant number of patients are refractory to treatment and develop renal failure.
Once hepatic encephalopathy has developed, the prognosis is determined largely by other markers of liver failure, such as the levels of albumin (a protein produced by the liver), the prothrombin time (a test of coagulation, which relies on proteins produced in the liver), the presence of ascites and the level of bilirubin (a breakdown product of hemoglobin which is conjugated and excreted by the liver).
Patients with limited cutaneous scleroderma have a good prognosis, with 10-year survival of 75%, although 10% develop pulmonary arterial hypertension after 10 to 20 years.
Prognosis and Survival. MCACL has a much more favorable prognosis than most other forms of adenocarcinoma and most other NSCLC's.
Prognosis is difficult to predict until the disease differentiates into recognizable subsets.
Prognosis is excellent if surgery is performed before the cornea is damaged.
Prognosis is excellent in well-defined cases of CAE with most patients "growing out" of their epilepsy.
Prognosis of MEN2 is mainly related to the stage-dependant prognosis of MTC indicating the necessity of a complete thyroid surgery for index cases with MTC and the early thyroidectomy for screened at risk subjects.
She was given "an excellent prognosis for a full recovery."
Some physicians believe that patients with pars planitis have worse vitritis, more severe macular edema, and a guarded prognosis compared to other patients with intermediate uveitis.
The prognosis depends upon the length and degree of exposure and the severity of neurological injury.
The prognosis for these conditions is very variable, and depends both on the anatomic site and on the time at which it is detected.
The treatment, and therefore prognosis, varies depending upon the underlying tumour.
The vast amount of experimental data has enabled the specific microRNA signatures and profiles to be recognised and thus used as potential biomarkers in cancer diagnosis, therapy prediction and prognosis.
There are different types of the prognosis: latens, which is a lesion restricted to epiphyseal cartilage, manifesta, a lesion paired with a delay in endochondral ossification, and dissecans which is acleft formation in the articular cartilage.
This species is commonly involved in cSSSIs, worsening their prognosis, and limiting the treatments available to physicians.
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