sequential therapy

sequential therapy

(sĕ-kwen′shăl)
Any treatment regimen in which the patient is given one treatment followed by another, e.g., two distinct but mutually reinforcing combinations of drugs.
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Using the sequential therapy, 1 000 women would develop 8 extra cases of endometrial cancer over a 10-year period, whereas the same number of women over the same number of years using continuous therapy would be likely to develop 4 cases.
Prescribe sequential therapy rather than the standard (concurrent) therapy to improve H pylori eradication rates, particularly in treatment-naive patients.
Feasibility of sequential therapy with FOLFIRI followed by docetaxel/cisplatin in patients with radically resected gastric adenocarcinoma: a randomized phase III trial
M2 PHARMA-August 10, 2017-Allegro Ophthalmics DEL MAR Study of Luminate as Sequential Therapy in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema Meets Primary Endpoint
However, if the hemoglobin A level is 9% or greater, initial combination therapy with metformin plus another drug may achieve an Hb[A.sub.1c] target more quickly than sequential therapy, he said.
Chen et al., "Empirical modified sequential therapy containing levofloxacin and high-dose esomeprazole in second-line therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection: a multicentre clinical trial," Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol.
Out of all patients 38(16.6%) of combination and 7(6.3%) of sequential therapy discontinued treatment for medical and personal reasons.
Combination therapy with docetaxel and carboplatin has been shown to improve survival in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer patients, but it had not been compared with sequential therapy regarding efficacy and adverse events, Dr.
Sequential Therapy with Sorafenib and Sunitinib in Renal Cell Carcinoma.
The authors conclude that combination therapy does not significantly improve OS compared with sequential therapy and that both treatment strategies are valid options.
Results of a new study support this concept of sequential therapy, said Dr.
NEW ORLEANS -- For eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection, a 14-day hybrid therapy that combines sequential and concomitant drug treatments improved the eradication rate, compared with 14-day standard sequential therapy, investigators reported.

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