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Frailty is a key condition to be screened among elderly oncological patients. Aim of our work is to measure the functional and prognostic value for 1-year mortality of the Frailty Index (FI) in a cohort of older women with gynecological cancer.
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Name: Aging clinical and experimental research
The frailty index (FI) is a sensitive instrument to measure the degree of frailty in older adults, and is increasingly used in cohort studies on aging.
The aim of this study was to evaluate gynecological cancer and metabolic screening of Brazilian women aged 65 years or older.
To identify modifiable risk factors for development and progression of frailty in older adults living in England, as conceptualised by a multidimensional frailty index (FI).
Guidelines recommend routine preoperative frailty assessment for older people. However, the degree to which frailty instruments improve predictive accuracy when added to traditional risk factors is po...
While physical frailty and malnutrition/obesity (parameters easily measured by a nurse) are not the same, older persons who are malnourished/obese are more likely to be frail and there is a potential ...
The investigators will create a frailty index using health administrative data available for older people having surgery. The index will be based on the Canadian Study of Health and Aging ...
This study will validate the utility of a novel frailty index that uses ICD diagnoses to call frailty severity in a surgical cohort of patients 65 and older
Patients aged 65 or older under gastrointestinal surgery will be enrolled，the investigators will assess the frailty of these patients by Frailty Index Scale and explore the correlation b...
This study evaluates the association of the Self-Administered questionnaire (CESAM) score and its stratification of frailty in four levels with incident adverse health events in older comm...
We hypothesized that the use of anticholinergic medications may precipitate falls differently by frailty status in older adults. Community-dwelling older subjects admitted to the Geriatric...
A sarcoma of the body of the uterus arising in older women, composed of more than one mesenchymal tissue, especially including striated muscle cells. It is associated with previous pelvic radiation exposure in 20% of patients. (Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1702)
Inspection and PALPATATION of female breasts, abdomen, and GENITALIA, as well as obtaining a gynecological history. (from Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
An important aggregate factor in epidemiological studies of women's health. The concept usually includes the number and timing of pregnancies and their outcomes, the incidence of breast feeding, and may include age of menarche and menopause, regularity of menstruation, fertility, gynecological or obstetric problems, or contraceptive usage.
A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.
Community centers for older adults and providers of resources for the community. In addition to providing services and activities for older adults that reflect the community's diversity, they link participants with resources offered by other agencies.
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Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...