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Understanding adverse effects of contemporary treatment approaches for men with favorable-risk and unfavorable-risk localized prostate cancer could inform treatment selection.
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Surveillance after colorectal cancer resection remains contentious, and faces several contemporary issues. Patient-centred care, intensive surveillance programmes and patient complexity increase the b...
The acceptance and results of active surveillance in patients with low-risk papillary thyroid microcarcinomas (PTMC) are unknown in populations other than the Japanese population. This was the objecti...
Currently, reporting on cardiac surgical outcomes focus on a patient's status at 30 days and lack long-term meaningful data. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of complications afte...
The study is a multi-center prospective cohort study of active surveillance in papillary thyroid cancer with low risk. The purpose of the study is to observe natural course of low risk pap...
This is a prospective observational study. 1. In the first part of the study, consenting eligible adult patients with low risk papillary thyroid cancer that is confined to the thyr...
This pilot trial studies how well active surveillance and chemotherapy before surgery work in treating participants with stage II-III rectal cancer. Active surveillance involves monitoring...
The Prostate Active Surveillance Study (PASS) is a research study for men who have chosen active surveillance as a management plan for their prostate cancer. Active surveillance is defined...
In patients with prostate cancer with indolent features, disease progrssion may be very slow and in many cases will never become clinically evident during the patient's lifetime. Active su...
Assessment of the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured and directly reported by the patient.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Active euthanasia of a patient at the patient's request and/or with the patient's consent.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
A board-certified specialty of VETERINARY MEDICINE, requiring at least four years of special education, training, and practice of veterinary surgery after graduation from veterinary school. In the written, oral, and practical examinations candidates may choose either large or small animal surgery. (From AVMA Directory, 43d ed, p278)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...