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Palliative Surgery in Treating Painful Metastases of the Upper Cervical Spine: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Related Articles Palliative Surgery in Treating Painful Metastases of the Upper Cervical Spine: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 May;95(18):e3558 Authors: Wu X, Ye Z, Pu F, Chen S, Wang B, Zhang Z, Yang C, Yang S, Shao Z Abstract Increased incidence of upper cervical metastases and higher life expectancy resulted in higher operative rates in patients. The purpose of this study was to explore the methods and the clinical outcomes of palliative surgery for cervical spinal metastases.A systematic review of a 15-case series of upper cervical metastases treated with palliative surgery was performed. All cases…
Origen: Palliative Surgery in Treating Painful Metastases of the Upper Cervical Spine: Case Report and Review of the Literature. – PubMed

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Need for palliative care for neurological diseases.

Related Articles Need for palliative care for neurological diseases. Neurol Sci. 2016 Oct;37(10):1581-7 Authors: Provinciali L, Carlini G, Tarquini D, Defanti CA, Veronese S, Pucci E Abstract The new concept of palliative care supports the idea of palliation as an early approach to patients affected by disabling and life-limiting disease which focuses on the patient’s quality of life along the entire course of disease. This model moves beyond the traditional concept of palliation as an approach restricted to the final stage of disease and widens the fields of intervention. There is a growing awareness of the importance of palliative care…
Origen: Need for palliative care for neurological diseases. – PubMed

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A nomogram for predicting survival of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients with metachronous metastasis.

Related Articles A nomogram for predicting survival of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients with metachronous metastasis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jul;95(27):e4026 Authors: Zeng Z, Shen L, Wang Y, Shi F, Chen C, Wu M, Bai Y, Pan C, Xia Y, Wu P, Li W Abstract Patients with metachronous metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) differ significantly in survival outcomes. The aim of this study is to build a clinically practical nomogram incorporating known tumor prognostic factors to predict survival for metastatic NPC patients in epidemic areas.A total of 860 patients with metachronous metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma were analyzed retrospectively. Variables assessed were age, gender, body mass…
Origen: A nomogram for predicting survival of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients with metachronous metastasis. – PubMed

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Hypopharyngeal cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines.

Related Articles Hypopharyngeal cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines. J Laryngol Otol. 2016 May;130(S2):S104-S110 Authors: Pracy P, Loughran S, Good J, Parmar S, Goranova R Abstract This is the official guideline endorsed by the specialty associations involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients in the UK. With an age standardised incidence rate of 0.63 per 100 000 population, hypopharynx cancers account for a small proportion of the head and neck cancer workload in the UK, and thus suffer from the lack of high level evidence. This paper discusses the evidence base pertaining to the management of hypopharyngeal…
Origen: Hypopharyngeal cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines. – PubMed

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Management of lateral skull base cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines.

Related Articles Management of lateral skull base cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines. J Laryngol Otol. 2016 May;130(S2):S119-S124 Authors: Homer JJ, Lesser T, Moffat D, Slevin N, Price R, Blackburn T Abstract This is the official guideline endorsed by the specialty associations involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients in the UK. It provides recommendations on the work up and management of lateral skull base cancer based on the existing evidence base for this rare condition. Recommendations • All patients with more than one of: chronic otalgia, bloody otorrhoea, bleeding, mass, facial swelling or palsy should be…
Origen: Management of lateral skull base cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines. – PubMed

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