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treatment

1. the application of medicines, surgery, psychotherapy, etc., to a patient or to a disease or symptom
2. Films an expansion of a script into sequence form, indicating camera angles, dialogue, etc.
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Leucovorin is also indicated for use in combination with 5-fluorouracil to prolong survival in the palliative treatment of patients with advanced colorectal cancer.
SEMS insertion was shown to be a safe, easy, and effective treatment for left-sided malignant colon obstruction, for palliative treatment or as bridge to resection.[1],[2],[3],[4],[5] The cases reported of SEMS insertion in the colon proximal to the splenic flexure were <5% of all studies.
The authors stated that 63.5% (n=176) of the respondents in the study indicated that they would attempt to persuade a patient to choose a palliative treatment method instead of a life-ending intervention.
Dr Zahid al Mandhari, senior consultant of radiation oncology and head of the Palliative Treatment Team in the National Oncology Centre at The Royal Hospital, spoke about palliative care in the sultanate and the urgent need to combine efforts to put all the resources into an integrated network that provides care services to patients and their families.
Depending on the type of cancer, there may be some palliative treatment that will help improve the dogs clinical signs.
In the present, in addition to the management of benign esophageal strictures, leaks, and perforations, stents are used for the palliative treatment of malignant dysphagia and gastric outlet obstruction, esophageal leaks following surgery, and/or stapler line leaks following sleeve gastrectomy.
Therefore, individual donations can play a more effective role in inclusive development than simply providing palliative treatment for an ailment that is curable.
Eighty percent of patients who present with distal malignant biliary obstruction are not candidates for surgical resection and require palliative treatment. (1) Endoscopic biliary stenting has become the preferred method for relieving obstructive jaundice in these patients.
Palliative treatment options should be used in cases presenting with disseminated disease.
Palliative treatment of LSD is available but very expensive.
He was receiving a course of chemotherapy as part of his palliative treatment and against all the odds it shrunk the cancer enough to make specialist surgery a possibility - something medics hadn't thought would happen.
"The outcome was a terminal diagnosis with between six and 12 months to live, a referral to George Thomas Hospice Care by my GP, and detailed planning for palliative treatment by the Velindre Cancer Centre which would aim to control my symptoms by slowing the spread of the cancer."