infaust


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infaust

adjective Referring to a clinical condition with an uncertain, often poor prognosis.
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Hence, no hemostasis could be reached and life support was terminated due to the infaust prognosis in this patient.
Due to the advanced findings an adequate surgical treatment of the local focus was not likely to be successful anymore and prognosis becomes infaust. We started a hormone withdrawal therapy with Flutamide for 5 days as well as Enantone every 4 weeks.
Note that an unnormalized overcomplete basis relative to vec(S) has an infaust effect on computing its correct sparse structure, so, before the calculation of (13), a renormalization procedure is needed for each column of [PSI] which is normalized to 1 in the [L.sub.2]-norm as done in [16].