prognostic marker


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prognostic marker

Any finding or characteristic that indicates that a disease is likely to improve, remit, or relapse.
See also: marker
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These results provide evidence that PCT and PCTc might serve as early prognostic markers in TAAD patients undergoing surgery.
Survival rate was shorter in patients having-13/13 deletion accompanied by poor prognostic markers, including IGH rearrangements and P53 deletions, 3.
Quon H, Liu FF, Cummings BJ: Potential molecular prognostic markers in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.
This study postulates that Neopterin can be considered as a new novel biomarker for the disease activity in AMI and also as a prognostic marker for risk stratification in AMI to prevent mortality and MACE.
Preoperative serum tissue polypeptide-specific antigen is a valuable prognostic marker in breast cancer.
Almost all articles on cancer prognostic markers report statistically significant results.
Furthermore, additional studies should be conducted to research prognostic markers such as KLF6- SV1 in other forms of cancer.
These findings suggest that omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the detrimental effects of smoking on arterial function, which is an independent prognostic marker of cardiovascular risk," Gerasimos Siasos from the University of Athens Medical School, said.
It may be concluded that though the number of cases with LOH were few in this study, never the less it was a poor prognostic marker in Wilm's tumour.
A fourth-quartile NT-proBNP obtained in the physician's office was a stronger prognostic marker of all-cause mortality than diabetes, which conferred a 1.
Anaemia is also a major cause of morbidity in malaria, HIV and tuberculosis and is an independent prognostic marker in HIV.