prognostic factor


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prognostic factor

Medtalk Any factor–eg, Pt age, family Hx, lifestyle, stage of presentation, that is weighed in determining a prognosis. See Prognosis.

prognostic factor

Any feature of a disease or of a patient's presentation that suggests that he or she will be affected for better or worse by an illness.
See also: factor
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The LDH level was found to be an independent prognostic factor in some studies [10,12,15,16], however, other studies demonstrated the opposite result [18].
Furthermore, DM was an independent prognostic factor of CRC.
Detailed demographic analysis and identification of prognostic factors are helpful for primary ophthalmologists in primary prevention and further management.
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This review allowed us to identify known risk and prognostic factors to guide our own research.
001] was the independent prognostic factor and had a negative influence on the overall survival.