partial remission


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partial remission

Partial response Oncology An incomplete response to therapy for CA; for lymphomas, PR is defined as a ↓ by ≥ 50% of the longest perpendicular diameter of all measurable lesions. Cf Complete remission, Minimal response.
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In a matrix model designed to represent increasing proportion of BASDAI50 response and ASAS partial remission with respect to baseline characteristics, "only 2% of patients who did not have BASDAT50 response at week 12 had ASAS partial remission at week 24," he said.
One-year follow-up status of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with a combination of vincristine and cytarabine Men Women Complete remission (n = 21) (n = 44) Partial remission (n = 52) (n = 41) No change (n = 40) (n = 22) Death from complications (n = 6) (n = 4) Note: Table made from pie chart.
Although the figure shows repopulation occurring after partial remission, it can also occur even years after a complete remission.
data, this study presents estimates of full and partial remission that correspond to clinical criteria.
Taken together these findings were considered to represent a partial remission.
From 1991-6, the Laspeyres-type price index per incremental partial remission increased from 100 to 103.
There was a statistically significant effect resulting in remission or partial remission of depressive symptoms.
I envisaged 100 per cent, or nearly 100 per cent, remission for countries whose per capita GNP fell below $765 a year, and partial remission for those whose per capita GNP stood between $765 and $2,000.
This is one theory to explain the partial remission that often follows exacerbations in MS.
Of the six patients treated on the lowest two dose levels, one patient experienced a short partial remission of two weeks and the other five remained stable, their disease neither improving nor worsening.
Objective partial remission rates are typically 15%-30% by the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) standard, which requires a 30% or greater reduction in tumor size.

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