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Combined risk score enhances radiation pneumonitis prediction

Combining dose-volume histogram parameters with age and baseline pulmonary fibrosis score creates a novel predictive risk score that improves prediction of radiation pneumonitis in patients receiving ...

CAT score useful for predicting COPD exacerbations

The likelihood and imminence of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation in high-risk patients could be predicted using the COPD assessment test score, study findings indicate.

[Articles] Apgar score and the risk of cause-specific infant mortality: a population-based cohort study

Low Apgar score at 5 min was strongly associated with the risk of neonatal and infant death. Our findings support its continued usefulness in contemporary practice.

Stroke Rounds: Score Predicts Response to Clot Busters

(MedPage Today) -- Higher-risk patients according to a simple risk score incorporating age and stroke severity appear to derive the most benefit from thrombolytic therapy for an acute ischemic stroke,...

Fetal cardiovascular risk score predicts infant HTN in IUGR

(HealthDay)—For intrauterine growth restricted (IUGR) fetuses, a cardiovascular risk score is highly predictive of infant hypertension and arterial remodeling, according to a study published in the ...

Coronary artery calcium score could help guide aspirin therapy

(HealthDay)—For those who have an elevated coronary artery calcium (CAC) score, aspirin therapy may be beneficial for primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to research publis...

Study: FIM Scores Predict Readmission Rates

BALTIMORE -- Patients freshly discharged from acute care hospitals with low scores on a standard test that measures how well they perform such everyday activities as moving from a bed to a chair are f...

One shot, one chance: Can a soccer goalkeeper predict the kick strategy of a penalty taker?

Since 1978, 23 nations have had their fate determined by a penalty shootout in the FIFA World Cup. When the penalty taker walks up to the penalty spot, they have the dreams of a nation on their should...

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68 Predicting 3-Year Mortality After PCI: Revised Clinical Syntax Model Based on Patient Level Data from 7 Contemporary Stent Trials.

The Logistic Clinical Syntax score, developed by combining clinical variables with the Syntax score, has been shown to perform better than the Syntax score alone in predicting 1-year outcomes after PC...

Factors predicting Gleason score 6 upgrading after radical prostatectomy.

Prostate cancer Gleason score 6 is the most common score detected on prostatic biopsy. We analyzed the clinical parameters that predict the likelihood of Gleason score upgrading after radical prostate...

Correlation between Bhalla score and spirometry in children and adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis.

Objective: to correlate the findings of high resolution computed tomography of the chest based on the Bhalla score with the clinical data and spirometry in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosi...

Clinical Course Score (CCS): A New Clinical Score to Evaluate Efficacy of Neurotrauma Treatment in Traumatic Brain Injury and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

Neurotrauma continues to represent a challenging public health issue requiring continual improvement in therapeutic approaches. As no such current system exists, we present in this study the Clinical ...

Prospective External Validation of a Predictive Score for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications.

No externally validated risk score for postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) is currently available. The authors tested the generalizability of the Assess Respiratory Risk in Surgical Patients ...

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