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To evaluate long-term survival and institutionalization in onco-geriatric surgical patients, and to analyze the association between these outcomes and a preoperative risk score.
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Name: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Solid organ transplantation is an accepted treatment for end-stage organ failure. Long-lasting immunosuppressive therapy may increase the risk ofde novo malignancies in transplant recipients. Increase...
Frailty is a geriatric syndrome, leading to declines in homeostatic reserve and physical resistance. It has been considered as a risk factor for falls, fractures, need of institutionalization, length ...
Short-term kidney graft dysfunction is correlated with complications and it is associated with a decreased long-term survival; therefore, a scoring system to predict short-term renal transplant outcom...
To develop a nomogram to estimate the risk of SPLD (International Study Group of Liver Surgery definition grade B or C) and long-term survival in patients with HCC before hepatectomy.
Leiomyogenic tumor of the spine is rare with limited published information. Here, the authors report the clinical features and long-term surgical outcomes and investigate the prognostic factors affect...
This study proposes an onco geriatric evaluation (Activities of Daily Living, Instrumental Activities Of Daily Living, Mini Mental State Examination, mini Geriatric Depression Scale, Mini ...
In France, cancer incidence increases over the course of life and therefore it is considered as an important pathology of the elderly. Cancers are the second leading cause of death for pat...
Three events can be considered of major importance for patients after a hospitalization in an AGU: death, hospital readmission, and institutionalization. Current published data do not allo...
Parenteral nutrition (PN) is part of supportive care in oncology Pediatric when the patient's nutritional status justifies it and enteral is impossible. In the literature, hepatotoxicity, ...
According to data from the French National Cancer Institute (INCA), almost one third of the cancers were diagnosed in overs 75 years patients in France in 2008. The elderly patients manage...
Persons who have experienced prolonged survival of HIV infection. This includes the full spectrum of untreated, HIV-infected long-term asymptomatics to those with AIDS who have survived due to successful treatment.
Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.
A persistent increase in synaptic efficacy, usually induced by appropriate activation of the same synapses. The phenomenological properties of long-term potentiation suggest that it may be a cellular mechanism of learning and memory.
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
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...