conservative therapy

conservative therapy

Patient care Management of a clinical condition with the least aggressive of available therapeutic options; CT is often equated with 'medical' vs 'surgical' treatment–eg, drug, diet, and lifestyle management of severe, but asymptomatic ASHD, in contrast to management of the same condition with CABG. See Benign neglect, Palliative therapy. Cf 'Heroic' therapy, Radical surgery.
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Stone expulsion rates remains the same across conservative therapy and medical expulsive therapy.
Orthopedics, podiatry, and other specialists mainly from the US address anatomy, biomechanics and gait, radiology and imaging, physical examination, conservative therapy, perioperative considerations, and anesthesia, then disorders of various parts of the ankle and foot, including arthritis, trauma, and diabetes, as well as sports medicine and pediatrics.
It evaluated the impact of multiple treatment modalities including conservative therapy, simple pneumatic compression devices, the Flexitouch system, and other advanced pneumatic compression devices on phlebolymphedema medical resource utilization and costs.
MONDAY, March 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Minimally invasive, image-guided geniculate artery embolization (GAE) is associated with reduction in pain and disability for knee osteoarthritis (OA) that is refractory to conservative therapy, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology, held from March 17 to 22 in Los Angeles.
(1) Angiosarcomas are becoming recognized as a complication following radiation therapy in women receiving conservative therapy for breast cancer treatment, as well as lymphedema following axillary node dissection.
Without doing a further work-up, or trial of conservative therapy, the defendant recommended a diagnostic laparoscopy and repair of the hiatal hernia.
Therefore, the next logical question in this line of research should ask whether adding an additional conservative therapy to thrust manipulation demonstrates greater therapeutic effect.
We agree with their strategy for treating PCI, but little is known about long-term outcomes after conservative therapy. We present a case of PCI with pneumoperitoneum secondary to sigmoid volvulus following one year of follow-up.
Data on 19 high-risk patients who had undergone ETGBS for RC after initial conservative therapy in our institution between June 2006 and May 2012 were retrospectively examined.
Conservative therapy may suffice when a patient is asymptomatic and coronary flow is preserved.
An adhesion ileus occurred on the 30th postoperative day, but it improved using conservative therapy. Four months after the operation, we performed a pelvic MRI examination and found no abnormal findings in her uterus, bladder, and pelvic space (Figure 4).
It is clearly stated that surgical excision is the most preferred method among urologist for larger lesions which are not responding to conservative therapy [6].

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