multimodal therapy


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multimodal therapy

Multimodal treatment Oncology The combination of ≥ 2 therapeutic modalities–eg, RT, chemotherapy, and/or surgery, to treat a disease–eg, cancer. See Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy. Cf Heroic surgery.

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Q. what is the Multimodal Treatment Study... I am very much interested in studying medicine. This interest was rooted in me bcoz of the social interest I have. So I want to know, what is the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD?

A. Liam, I found some information here on the National Institute of Mental Health's site:

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/trials/nimh-research-on-treatment-for-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd-questions-and-answers-about-the-multimodal-treatmen.shtml

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According to recent trials, multimodal therapy improves the outcome of gastric cancer patients.
For noncancer chronic pain, recent evidence supports multimodal therapy.
Diagnosis and multimodal therapy for extragastrointestinal stromal tumor of the prostate: A case report.
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15 In addition, the incidence of PONV was further reduced by multimodal therapy from a 52% risk (no prophylaxis) to 37%, 28% and 22% with the use of one, two and three antiemetics, respectively, and it did not matter which combination of antiemetics were used15.
In addition to covering the four main psychological approaches (humanistic, psychodynamic, behavioral, and cognitive) the authors introduce the ten main therapies used today (person-centered therapy, psychoanalytic therapy, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, Gestalt therapy, transactional analysis, rational emotive behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, multimodal therapy and neurolinguistic programming.
She was reviewed at both the pediatric and adult bladder cancer multidisciplinary meetings where a decision for a multimodal therapy was made.
Despite the introduction of multimodal therapy (surgery, chemotherapy and occasionally radiotherapy), the prognosis for PPB patients remain poor.
61 Prognosis in UESL has improved with the aggressive use of multimodal therapy.
Between 2004 and 2010, 270 had pancreatic carcinoma, of which 39 patients underwent multimodal therapy with intratumoral Viscum album L.
Multimodal therapy may also be considered, especially for advanced disease.

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