definitive treatment

definitive treatment

any therapy generally accepted as a specific cure of a disease. Compare expectant treatment, palliative treatment.
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5%) patients newly diagnosed with cancer started definitive treatment within the target time of 62 days.
The test enables confident treatment decisions to provide the opportunity for low- and intermediate-risk patients to avoid prostatectomy or radiation and their side effects while identifying men who need immediate definitive treatment.
The test enables treatment decisions to provide the opportunity for low- and intermediate-risk patients to avoid prostatectomy or radiation - and their side effects - while identifying men who need immediate definitive treatment.
Northek has decided to adopt Z306 as the definitive treatment for their telescopes.
aureus isolates has declined, likely related to the increased use of this agent for empiric as well as definitive treatment of community-acquired (CA) MRSA infections, encouraging the transmission of the genes associated with clindamycin resistance.
Improved means of casualty evacuation have decreased morbidity and mortality by timely provision of primary and definitive treatment.
Treatment should be individualized by age, gender, and patient preference; however, there is no definitive treatment for this condition.
5% of patients - 492 out of 569 - newly-diagnosed with cancer via the urgent route started definitive treatment within the target time of 62 days of referral.
The Veterinarian's role in dealing with trauma should be not only emergency resuscitation and definitive treatment of injured animals but also education of animal owners to the common environmental hazards which frequently affects their domestic animals.
The standard waiting time for starting definitive treatment within 62 days was not met by South Tyneside and Gateshead trusts in June, latest figures from NHS England show.
The standard waiting time for beginning definitive treatment within 62 days was not met at two trusts in the region in June, latest figures from NHS England show.
The form of macroscopic quantum electrodynamics they use is of fairly recent creation, and supersedes its predecessors, they say, and the Casimir physics is moving so quickly that much of this treatise will also soon be outdated, but their goal is an entry point to the field not a comprehensive or definitive treatment.