Tag Archives: prognosis

Do patients return to sport activities after total hip replacement?

Pooled data for number of patients participating in any sport pre- and postoperatively

Total hip replacement (THR) is a successful procedure to treat end-stage hip osteoarthritis. The procedure is increasingly performed in adults of working age, who often wish to return to highly demanding activities, including a return to sports

Cronigal: a simple prognostic index for chronic patients after hospital admission

Chronic and Polypathological patients (PP) account for a significant percentage both in primary care and in hospital setting. This has led to an increased interest in finding a prognostic survival index in patients with chronic diseases affecting

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) diagnostics better to do in cultivated than native cells

Cancer is an age associated disease. In Western countries with people having longer life expectancies than e.g. 100 years ago, this means at present that 1-2% of those individuals are confronted with the diagnosis of leukemia during

MicroRNAs identify high-risk colon cancer patients

Choosing the optimal anticancer treatment for each patient requires proper disease staging. Staging is usually assessed according to the TNM system: tumour size (T), number of nearby lymph nodes affected (N), and metastasis, or spread to other

Importance of updating prognostic predictions: an example from breast cancer

Today prognostic prediction models are an integral part of clinical practice in many fields. They are typically used to access the risk of an event in the future after a well-defined starting point, for instance the risk

The H5N2 avian epidemic: prognosis of the next influenza outbreak

Influenza is a viral infectious disease that afflicts millions of people every year with fatalities of thousands; sometimes significantly more when it emerges in a pandemic form. The Spanish Flu of 1918 was probably the most severe