median survival

median survival

The middle point of longevity of a population: an equal number of people live longer than the median as the number of people who die earlier than the median.
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The researchers found that median survival was 8.3 months and the one- and five-year survival rates were 45 and 18 percent, respectively.
HRS-1 has a very poor prognosis, with a median survival time of less than two weeks and greater than 80% mortality within three months.
The median survival of patients receiving best supportive care (BSC) is 7 months and those receiving chemotherapy is about 12 months, whereas the survival of patients with multimodality treatment is 14.36 months.
It was noted that heart failure was four times more likely to occur in patients with T2DM who had microalbuminuria than in those with normal albumin levels in the urine, and the median survival was around 3.
The second randomized Phase 2 trial demonstrated similar results, with a longer median survival, added the company.
Patients with tumors harboring a GNAS mutation had a median survival of almost 10 years, while those whose tumors had a TP53 mutation had a median survival of only three years.
It was the first human test of this and it didn't help most patients or improve median survival. But many who did respond seemed to have long-lasting benefit: About 21 percent were alive at three years versus 4 percent in a comparison group of previous brain tumor patients.
Howard Fine, brain tumor chief at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, said it was disappointing to see no improvement on median survival, but encouraging to see 'extraordinary responders, a small group of patients who have done markedly better than one would expect.'
Median survival time from initial evaluation for birds receiving complete excision was 628 days (95% CI, 210 to 1,008 days), compared with 171 days (95% CI, 89 to 286 days) for birds receiving monitoring with or without conservative treatment.
Our aim was to study, the baseline characteristics and outcome in term of median survival of DLBCL patients with CNS relapse.
Median survival after radiosurgery was12 months for the 51 patients receiving GKS (with or without surgery) in comparison to 6 months for surgery only (hazards ratio 2.4).