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markers

Etymology: AS, mearc
body language movements that serve as indicators and punctuation marks in interpersonal communication.

Patient discussion about markers

Q. what is a safe tumor marker number range?

A. depends on the marker...most of the markers are materials that found normally in our body. and there are a number of markers and their levels differentiate. what marker do you mean?

Q. My wife(53) has elevated CEA and CA19.9 levels - near 150, without any concomitant reason/observation? Comment

A. Hi Bobby3,

The most important question is why were these tests done?
An elevated level may result from many causes, some of them are simple and some are more problematic. IMHO the best thing would be consulting her doctor to consider the need to check-up her alimentary system.
You can read more here (http://www.ascocancerfoundation.org/patient/ASCO+Resources/Patient+Guides/ASCO+Patient+Guide:+Tumor+Markers+for+Gastrointestinal+Cancers) and here (http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Detection/tumor-markers)

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Genetic markers had the following two uses in marker-assisted introgression (Visscher et al.
This implementation required the markers to be on each of the boxes.
To estimate the technical feasibility of fiducial marker implantation, we recorded the number of puncture sites required to place the fiducial markers, the number of fiducial marker per patient, and the time for fiducial marker implantation.
The existing methods considered the 3-D reconstruction of the markers separately thus ignore the relationship between them.
Long is accused of stealing veteran grave markers from several area cemeteries and selling them to area scrap metal dealers.
1) focused on prognostic risk markers for each type of cardiovascular outcome, I think their statement can be extended to any type of marker (including those derived from genomics, proteomics, and immunology), to any medical domain in which markers play a role, and to any type of outcome ranging from dichotomous outcomes (e.
Both scenarios will cause movement between the markers defining the local coordinate system of the foot.
Some gas and oil companies also use buried markers to permanently mark pipe routes and road crossings.
Conclusion: Biochemical markers of bone turnover along with measurements of bone density can help optimize the management of osteoporosis.
Stewart said that the marker ordered for her late husband was produced by a contractor not used by the VA and was not similar to the memorial wall's other markers.
Surface-mounted markers provide a lower profile and are good when post-mounted markers are unpractical or objectionable.
San Diego -- A chief advantage of assessing bone turnover markers such as serum osteocalcin and urine hydroxyproline in osteoporosis patients is that they provide an integrated assessment of skeletal metabolism, Dr.