clinical benefit

clinical benefit

A positive effect of a therapeutic intervention.

Clinical benefits
Prolongation of life, reduction in pain, improvement in function, increased sense of well-being.
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As per current guidelines, when tolerated, statins should be the first-line therapy given the large reductions observed for LDL-C [LDL cholesterol], the excellent safety profile, the demonstrated clinical benefit, and low cost (now that most are generic).
In this Australian cohort, molecular profiling-guided therapy led to clinical benefit for three quarters of patients with rare cancers and more than half of heavily pre-treated patients, in whom clinical benefit was defined as complete response, partial response or where stable disease was considered clinical benefit.
The study's effectiveness results demonstrated positive trends in slowing the rate of disease progression, ranging from 13 to 19 percent in multiple parameters of clinical benefit, although these pre-defined endpoints did not reach statistical significance.
At least two randomized postmarketing studies (again with some exceptions) should be conducted to confirm the clinical benefit of oncology drugs following accelerated approvals.
In addition, two meta-analyses in 2004 and 2006 also affirmed the clinical benefit of Synvisc and its class of viscosupplements.
The association between clinical benefit and antiretroviral treatment may be indirect (attributable to changes in the fitness of mutant viruses) or direct (attributable to the residual activity of the "failing" regimen).
Although the durability of control and the exact clinical benefit in terms of overall outcome of infection has not been shown, the results show that at least transient immune control can be achieved.
There is still no immediate clinical benefit, even in detecting early coronary disease.
Data Presented at the World Conference on Lung Cancer Shows Clinical Benefit in a Significant Percentage of Patients with Advanced Adenocarcinoma of the Lung.
chief medical officer at HCRI, said, "This statistically robust clinical study should determine if Resten-MP has clinical benefit to patients that would receive a bare-metal coronary artery stent.
But in immune-based treatments for HIV, other kinds of proof of clinical benefit could lead to much faster results.
There was no clinical benefit in the mice at any dosage level.

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