Publicaciones etiquetadas ‘Recursos’

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Combined endovascular brachytherapy, sorafenib, and transarterial chemobolization therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma patients with portal vein tumor thrombus.

Related Articles Combined endovascular brachytherapy, sorafenib, and transarterial chemobolization therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma patients with portal vein tumor thrombus. World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Nov 21;23(43):7735-7745 Authors: Zhang ZH, Liu QX, Zhang W, Ma JQ, Wang JH, Luo JJ, Liu LX, Yan ZP Abstract AIM: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of combined endovascular brachytherapy (EVBT), transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), and sorafenib to treat hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients with main portal vein tumor thrombus (MPVTT). METHODS: This single-center retrospective study involved 68 patients with unresectable HCC or those who were unfit for liver transplantation and percutaneous frequency ablation according to the BCLC…
Origen: Combined endovascular brachytherapy, sorafenib, and transarterial chemobolization therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma patients with portal vein tumor thrombus. – PubMed

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[High-intensity chemotherapy versus palliative chemotherapy in patients over 60 years with acute myeloid leukemia].

Related Articles [High-intensity chemotherapy versus palliative chemotherapy in patients over 60 years with acute myeloid leukemia]. Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2016;54 Suppl 2:S148-55 Authors: Medrano-Contreras J, Talavera-Piña JO, Guerrero-Rivera S, Gutiérrez-Espíndola GR, Gómez-Cortés C, Pérez-Rocha JF, Terreros-Muñoz E, Meillón-García LA Abstract BACKGROUND: The use of high-intensity chemotherapy (HIC) for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the elderly is controversial. In the present study, it was assessed complete remission and overall survival of AML patients over 60 years treated with HIC or palliative chemotherapy. METHODS: Patients with ECOG ≤ 2 and adequate organic function received HIC with a base of…
Origen: [High-intensity chemotherapy versus palliative chemotherapy in patients over 60 years with acute myeloid leukemia]. – PubMed

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Genetic biomarkers associated with pain flare and dexamethasone response following palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases.

Related Articles Genetic biomarkers associated with pain flare and dexamethasone response following palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases. Ann Palliat Med. 2017 Dec;6(Suppl 2):S240-S247 Authors: Furfari A, Wan BA, Ding K, Wong A, Zhu L, Bezjak A, Wong R, Wilson CF, DeAngelis C, Azad A, Chow E, Charames GS Abstract BACKGROUND: In patients who receive palliative radiation therapy (RT) for painful bone metastases, 40% experience a transient increase in pain known as a pain flare. Prophylactic dexamethasone has been shown to reduce pain flare incidence to 25%. We aimed to identify DNA biomarkers associated with pain flare and…
Origen: Genetic biomarkers associated with pain flare and dexamethasone response following palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases. – PubMed

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Comfort experience in palliative care: a phenomenological study.

Related Articles Comfort experience in palliative care: a phenomenological study. BMC Palliat Care. 2016 Aug 02;15:71 Authors: Coelho A, Parola V, Escobar-Bravo M, Apóstolo J Abstract BACKGROUND: Palliative care aims to provide maximum comfort to the patient. However it is unknown what factors facilitate or hinder the experience of comfort, from the perspective of inpatients of palliative care units. This lack of knowledge hinders the development of comfort interventions adjusted to these patients. The aim of this research is to describe the comfort and discomfort experienced by inpatients at palliative care units. METHODS: A phenomenological descriptive study was undertaken. Ten…
Origen: Comfort experience in palliative care: a phenomenological study. – PubMed

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Awareness of pediatric palliative care among health care workers.

Related Articles Awareness of pediatric palliative care among health care workers. Wiad Lek. 2018;71(3 pt 1):574-578 Authors: Detsyk OZ, Zolotarova ZM, Stovban IV, Melnyk RM Abstract OBJECTIVE: Introduction: In order to develop such a relatively new type of medical care in Ukraine, as pediatric palliative care, first of all, qualified medical workers are needed. The aim: to assess the awareness of pediatric palliative care among healthcare workers providing medical services to children. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Materials and methods: It was carried out a survey at health facilities of Ivano-Frankivsk region, which provided medical care for children. It was interviewed 578…
Origen: Awareness of pediatric palliative care among health care workers. – PubMed

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