baseline characteristic

baseline characteristic

An initial finding or value in a patient, before any formal intervention has been undertaken.
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baseline characteristic

Medical practice An initial finding or value in a Pt, before any formal intervention
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Psoriasis Area and Severity Index outcomes were not reported in the present study because baseline characteristic data for the NCT00317499 psoriasis subgroup were not available, and therefore matching for this subgroup could not be performed appropriately.
Table-I: Comparison of baseline characteristic and biochemical parameters in three groups.
"Our results suggested that an abnormal OLB is a marker of more advanced dementia (worst baseline characteristic) and an independent predictor of cognitive decline in AD," said senior Investigator Yves Rolland, Inserm and the University of Toulouse, France.
Baseline characteristic of these patients were: mean estimated glomerular filtration rate 75.40 and 86.03 mL/min/1.73m2 for males and females, with annualized eGFR slope of -8.0 and -5.1 mL/min/1.73m2/year, respectively.
Ashna Khanna, from the University of Toronto, and colleagues examined the correlation between baseline characteristics and cancer treatments and CVD rates among 7,289 five-year childhood cancer survivors and 36,205 matched cancer-free individuals.
As detailed below, the Company will be presenting two posters on its lead compound - apabetalone: (1) BET-inhibition with Apabetalone in Post-ACS Patients with Diabetes: Design and Baseline Characteristics of the BETonMACE trial; (2) Apabetalone (RVX-208) inhibits key drivers of vascular inflammation, calcification, and plaque vulnerability through a BET-dependent epigenetic mechanism.
Demographic and baseline characteristics were similar between the two treatment groups.
Scan findings for 213 patients were stratified according to patients' prior therapy and baseline characteristics. In total, 164/213 men had RP prior to enrollment.
Aim of our study was to determine the serum uric acid levels in adult psoriatic patients and also determine their baseline characteristics of age, gender and obesity.
Among patients with a medication possession ratio less than 50%, 13.4% were hospitalized for ischemic heart disease or ischemic stroke, compared with 11.5% of patients who had a medication possession ratio of 90% or above, even after adjustment for baseline characteristics.

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