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relapse

 [re-laps´]
the return of a disease weeks or months after its apparent cessation.

re·lapse

(rē'laps),
Return of the manifestations of a disease after an interval of improvement.
Synonym(s): recurrence (2)
[L. re-labor, pp. -lapsus, to slide back]

relapse

/re·lapse/ (rĕ-laps´) (re´laps)
1. the return of a disease after its apparent cessation.
2. to fall back into an illness after a period of remission.

relapse

(rĭ-lăps′)
intr.v. re·lapsed, re·lapsing, re·lapses
1. To return to a former state.
2.
a. To become sicker after partial recovery from an illness.
b. To recur. Used of an illness.
3. To slip back into bad ways; backslide.
n. (rē′lăps, rĭ-lăps′)
A return to a former state, especially after apparent improvement.

re·laps′er n.

relapse

[rilaps′]
Etymology: L, relabi, to slide back
1 v, to exhibit again the symptoms of a disease from which a patient appears to have recovered.
2 n, the recurrence of a disease after apparent recovery.

relapse

Recrudescence The return of signs and Sx of a disorder after a period of improvement Oncology The reappearance of the signs and Sx of malignancy after successful completion of a first course of RT and/or chemotherapy. See Bone marrow transplantation, Chemotherapy, Cyclophosphamide, Extranodal recurrence, Local recurrence, Marginal recurrence, Regional recurrence, Terminal cancer, Transdiaphragmatic recurrence. Cf Remission Tuberculosis The return of TB after a partial recovery from the disease.

re·lapse

(rē'laps)
Return of the manifestations of a disease after an interval of improvement.
Synonym(s): recurrence (2) .
[L. re-labor, pp. -lapsus, to slide back]

relapse

The reappearance or worsening of a disease after apparent recovery or improvement.

Relapse

A return of the signs and symptoms of an illness.

relapse

re-onset of symptoms after treatment completion

re·lapse

(rē'laps)
Return of disease manifestations after improvement.
Synonym(s): recurrence (2) .
[L. re-labor, pp. -lapsus, to slide back]

relapse,

v to slip or fall back into a former state.

relapse

the return of a disease weeks or months after its apparent cessation.
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The data was analyzed to determine that after receiving interferon therapy, the disease progressed to cirrhosis or HCC in how many patients during a follow up of 8-10 years and there was any difference in the outcome among responders, non-responders and relapsers.
Thus, among relapsers (n = 56), after the application of post hoc Bonferroni correction (see Figure 1), we found significant differences between NWS pre and post (p < .
Spirituality is the only way to combat alcoholism, Jung believed, and a "vital spiritual experience" is absolutely necessary for a chronic relapser to get and stay sober.
Chronic hepatitis C patients who are non-responders and relapsers to conventional interferon (IFN) and ribavirin represent one of the most difficult challenges in clinical routine in Pakistan.
Many relapsers described how they felt enormous shame when they first began smoking again and would keep it disguised for as long as possible.
Simeprevir in combination with Janssen's TMC647055 and low dose ritonavir in hepatitis C genotype 1 treatment-naove, prior relapser or null responder patients
Patient who were relapsers and non responders, and genotype 1, 4, 5, 6 were mainly given triple therapy while treatment naive and cirrhotic were given dual therapy.
Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of triple combination regimens comprising of interferon alpha-2b (IFN-alpha) and ribavirin plus either IFN-gamma or amantadine in genotype 3 patients, responders or relapsers to interferon plus ribavirin combination.
But these studies included all types of children with nephrotic syndrome who were either steroid resistant , dependant or frequent relapsers .
Telaprevir's approved indication is for treatment (in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin) of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C in adults "with compensated liver disease, including cirrhosis, who are [treatment naive] or who have been previously treated with interferon-based treatment, including prior null responders, partial responders, and relapsers.
Evidence suggests that one of the characteristics that differentiates those who succeed at quitting smoking from those who do not succeed is that relapsers rely more on environmental change processes and social management of contingencies, whereas maintainers rely more on inner-directed, experiential processes focused on self-liberation (increasing inner capacity for exercising behavioral choice and control) (Prochaska & DiClemente 1992).
Histologic and clinical benefits of HCV treatment for relapsers and non-responders should also be characterized.