prognostic marker


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prognostic marker

Any finding or characteristic that indicates that a disease is likely to improve, remit, or relapse.
See also: marker
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These results provide evidence that PCT and PCTc might serve as early prognostic markers in TAAD patients undergoing surgery.
Survival rate was shorter in patients having-13/13 deletion accompanied by poor prognostic markers, including IGH rearrangements and P53 deletions, 3.
53] protein expression as prognostic marker in odontogenic cysts.
It acts as a prognostic marker and guides towards patients worsening condition10.
Hence, Neopterin can be considered not only as a biomarker for disease activity, but also a prognostic marker to identify the high risk patients during treatment and to implement emergency and essential medical intervention to prevent mortality.
9 The marked elevation of serum TPA is reported in variety of cancers such as breast lung gastrointestinal urological gynecological cancer therefore serum level of TPA is valuable as a prognostic marker and for monitoring treatment of patients with different carcinomas.
Studies of diagnostic test accuracy are somewhat different from RCTs and prognostic marker studies in that there is not a strong dependency on statistical significance to judge "success.
Recently, another important discovery was made showing that KLF6-SV1 is also a promising prognostic marker for breast cancer.
MicroRNA miR-125b is a prognostic marker in human colorectal cancer.
The authors suggest that future studies should evaluate if liver stiffness is also an independent prognostic marker in decompensated cirrhosis, which then could be used in conjunction with CTP and MELD scores in considering patients referred for liver transplantation.