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Having comitance.
Synonym(s): concomitant
See: comitant strabismus.
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adjective Accompanying, accessory, joined with another.
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adjective Accompanying, accessory, joined with another
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Patient discussion about concomitant

Q. My wife(53) has elevated CEA and CA19.9 levels - near 150, without any concomitant reason/observation? Comment

A. Hi Bobby3,

The most important question is why were these tests done?
An elevated level may result from many causes, some of them are simple and some are more problematic. IMHO the best thing would be consulting her doctor to consider the need to check-up her alimentary system.
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As expected, preoperative NYHA-4, smoking, poor EF, previous cardiac surgery, moderate or severe tricuspid regurgitation, and concomitant CABG were independent risk factors for short-term mortality.
Data regarding the frequency of concomitant sensitization to MMA and glutaraldehyde in the investigated groups is summarized in the Table 3.
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We report the case of a young patient with concomitant T- cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) with a novel cytogenetic abnormality.
The rate of multiple concomitant metastatic sites decreased with increasing age (p < 0.001) (Fig.
Regardless of the mechanism, clinical trial data has clearly demonstrated that concomitant use of MTX improves response to adalimumab.
pylori by concomitant therapy based on the abundance of clinical evidence already published to date.
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