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presymptomatic

 [pre″simp-to-mat´ik]
existing before the appearance of symptoms.

presymptomatic

(prē″sĭmp-tō-măt′ĭk)
The state of health prior to the clinical appearance of the signs and symptoms of a disease.
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Based on the abovementioned results, each asymptomatic family member was categorised into one the following groups: (i) features of DCM; (ii) features of presymptomatic DCM; (iii) possible presymptomatic DCM and cardiac conduction abnormality; and (iv) no features of DCM.
Indeed, the presymptomatic testing revealed two asymptomatic carriers of the pathogenic mutation, both of them underwent surveillance colonoscopy and were found to carry precancerous lesions.
Default mode network located on anatomical regions including anterior and posterior midline structures, and parietal and medial temporal areas shows alterations in the presymptomatic period before the structural changes in AD (5).
The Cuban program for presymptomatic testing of SCA2: 11 years and 768 individuals to learn from.
In the first instance, we evaluated the extent of motor neuron degeneration in affected tissues of presymptomatic (ps-[SOD1.sup.G93A]) and end-stage (es-[SOD1.sup.G93A]) rats (Supplementary Figure S1A and C available online at https://doi.
But, in the proband's daughter (presymptomatic carrier), the mean plasma COMP level had no difference with equal-aged controls (P = 0.864).
The new variants in these two genes provide a significant opportunity to further clarify the etiology of POAG, as well as to improve the presymptomatic diagnosis and prognosis of POAG.
The 2001 writing committee members said that they "decided to take a new approach to the classification of heart failure that emphasized both the evolution and progression of the disease." They defined stage A patients as presymptomatic and without structural heart disease, but with "conditions strongly associated with the development of heart failure"--specifically, systemic hypertension, coronary artery disease, diabetes, a history of cardiotoxic drug therapy or alcohol abuse, a history of rheumatic fever, or a family history of cardiomyopathy.
Buckholtz also pointed to work on four large drug trials in presymptomatic patients: the Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Trial, the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network Trial, the APOE4 Treatment Trial, and the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's Disease (A4) trial.
The present study reports the results of the application of a neurophysiological method as laser evoked potentials (LEPs) in early HD patients and genetically predisposed subjects in a presymptomatic phase.
"Our lung health screening uses a spirometer to identify those at risk of COPD at the presymptomatic stage."