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Spiritual Well-being in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Receiving Noncurative Chemotherapy: A Qualitative Study.

Related Articles Spiritual Well-being in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Receiving Noncurative Chemotherapy: A Qualitative Study. Cancer Nurs. 2017 May/Jun;40(3):209-216 Authors: Rohde G, Kersten C, Vistad I, Mesel T Abstract BACKGROUND: Spiritual well-being (SWB) is an important quality-of-life dimension for cancer patients in the palliative phase. Therefore, it is important for healthcare professionals to recognize the concept of SWB from the patient’s point of view. A deeper understanding of how patients experience and reflect upon these issues might influence patient care. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to explore SWB in colorectal cancer patients receiving chemotherapy in the palliative…
Origen: Spiritual Well-being in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Receiving Noncurative Chemotherapy: A Qualitative Study. – PubMed

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Validation of a Score Developed to Estimate the 6-month Survival of Patients Treated with Palliative Local Radiotherapy for Advanced Lung Cancer.

Related Articles Validation of a Score Developed to Estimate the 6-month Survival of Patients Treated with Palliative Local Radiotherapy for Advanced Lung Cancer. Anticancer Res. 2017 05;37(5):2537-2540 Authors: Janssen S, VAN Oorschot B, Käsmann L, Schild SE, Rades D Abstract AIM: To validate a score estimating the 6-month survival of lung cancer patients irradiated for locally advanced disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The validation cohort of this study included 125 patients. The score for each patient was calculated by adding the points (6-month survival divided by 10) from the factors lymph node stage, distant metastasis and performance score. Patients were divided…
Origen: Validation of a Score Developed to Estimate the 6-month Survival of Patients Treated with Palliative Local Radiotherapy for Advanced Lung Cancer. – PubMed

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Assessment of image quality and dose calculation accuracy on kV CBCT, MV CBCT, and MV CT images for urgent palliative radiotherapy treatments.

Related Articles Assessment of image quality and dose calculation accuracy on kV CBCT, MV CBCT, and MV CT images for urgent palliative radiotherapy treatments. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2016 Mar;17(2):279-290 Authors: Held M, Cremers F, Sneed PK, Braunstein S, Fogh SE, Nakamura J, Barani I, Perez-Andujar A, Pouliot J, Morin O Abstract A clinical workflow was developed for urgent palliative radiotherapy treatments that integrates patient simulation, planning, quality assurance, and treatment in one 30-minute session. This has been successfully tested and implemented clinically on a linac with MV CBCT capabilities. To make this approach available to all clinics equipped…
Origen: Assessment of image quality and dose calculation accuracy on kV CBCT, MV CBCT, and MV CT images for urgent palliative radiotherapy treatments. – PubMed

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Factors associated with palliative care use in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.

Related Articles Factors associated with palliative care use in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. J Surg Res. 2017 May 01;211:79-86 Authors: Morris RS, Gani F, Hammad AY, Peltier W, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK, Johnston FM Abstract BACKGROUND: Peritoneal carcinomatosis represents widespread metastatic disease throughout the abdomen and/or pelvis. Cytoreductive surgery/hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) improves the overall survival compared to standard therapy alone. The role palliative care (PC) plays however, remains poorly studied among these patients. METHODS: Patients who had previously undergone HIPEC and who underwent an inpatient admission from 7/1/2013 to 6/30/2014 were identified to determine which…
Origen: Factors associated with palliative care use in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. – PubMed

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Management of Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

Related Articles Management of Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Spring;29(1):64-69 Authors: Pigula FA, Mettler B Abstract Tricuspid valve (TV) performance is critical for palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. We will review current TV repair techniques, outcomes, and novel approaches. PMID: 28684000 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Origen: Management of Tricuspid Regurgitation in Patients With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. – PubMed

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