Tag: "unsuccessfully" at medical news
Incidental PET findings may reveal undetected cancer
...nt were symptomatic only in retrospect or had been unsuccessfully
worked up for symptoms prior to the PET scan." For instance, in one patient with a lung nodule that was proven benign, an incidental PET abnormality was noted in the breast. In a follow-up mammogram and ultrasound with specific attention to the are...
Fertility herbal supplement sprouts promising results in Stanford pilot study
...nd, Westphal recruited 30 volunteers who had tried unsuccessfully
to conceive for six to 36 months. The women ranged in age from 24 to 46; some had been tested and diagnosed with a particular disorder that hindered their fertility while others fell into the category of "unexplained" infertility. During the double-b...
Preimplant test offers option of having child to serve as stem cell donor to sibling in need
...mple, the method might be used by parents who have unsuccessfully
sought an HLA-compatible donor for a child with other types of cancer. These expanding indications make preimplantation testing a complement to traditional prenatal diagnosis, allowing parents to avoid inherited conditions and pregnancy termination. ...
Kadian alleviated chronic pain in patients unsuccessfully treated with well-known therapies
...ciety demonstrating that patients who were treated unsuccessfully
with MS Contin® and OxyContin® found pain ...ndpoint trial included 205 patients previously and unsuccessfully
treated with MS Contin (n=55) and OxyContin (n=150). These patients, who presented with moderate/se...
MRI improves treatment of deforming birthmarks
... with low-flow vascular malformations who had been unsuccessfully
treated in the past. With MR-guidance, the researchers successfully treated all predominant symptoms without complications. At follow-up, the targeted areas continued to exhibit significant shrinkage. "Marrying the unique advantages of interve...
Rush University Medical Center testing magnetic stimulation for depression
... provide written documentation that they have been unsuccessfully
treated previously with antidepressant medication. Patients who have been diagnosed with bipolar illness (manic depression) or obsessive-compulsive disorder are not eligible to participate in the trial. For more information or to volunteer, call 1...
Clinicians report missing patient information is common
....5 percent). Significant time was reportedly spent unsuccessfully
searching for missing clinical information (5-10 minutes, 25.6 percent; greater than 10 minutes, 10.4 percent). Reported missing clinical information was more likely when patients were recent immigrants (about 80 percent more likely), new patients (...
Cryoablation is effective in treating cancer patients' pain
...lation can locally control large metastatic tumors unsuccessfully
controlled with traditionaltherapies," he said....
Mountaineering doctors hike medicine to new heights with Xtreme Everest
...his type of circuit has only once previously - and unsuccessfully
- been used by climbers attempting the summit. The equipment, adapted from firefighters' apparatus, will be redesigned to cope with icy conditions. Overall, the Xtreme Everest expedition will consist of research teams exploring the following science ...