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Recurrence

 

(1) Repeated appearance in different strati-graphic layers of the same forms and of entire faunal or floristic complexes. The phenomenon of recurrence is associated with the migration of animals and plants that have existed for some time outside their original habitat, from which they were expelled. With restoration of certain conditions, the organisms return to their original habitat without having undergone major changes.

(2) Repetition of the composition of the products of volcanic eruptions and forms of magmatic activity.

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During the month of August 1881 my brother resolved to reveal the teaching of the Eternal Recurrence, in dithyrambic and psalmodic form, through the mouth of Zarathustra.
Multivariate regression identified Lichen sclerosus, iatrogenic and infectious etiologies as independently associated with stricture recurrence with hazard ratios (HR) (95% confidence interval [CI]) of 5.
ORLANDO -- Age, race, and extent of disease treated appear to predict which patients will have a recurrence of Barrett's esophagus after apparently successful radiofrequency ablation, investigators reported at the annual Digestive Disease Week.
SAN DIEGO--The total recurrence rate of ovarian dermoid cysts in a pediatric and adolescent population following cystectomy is 11%, and evidence of recurrence that requires a second operative management is 3%.
The study has challenged the long-held belief that patients are protected from a recurrence of the herpes zoster virus, which causes shingles, after one episode.
As many as 97% of all adolescents who are diagnosed as having major depressive disorder recover within 4 years, but nearly half of them have a recurrence during that time, a report shows.
4,5) Even with adjuvant proton-beam radiotherapy, local recurrence rate is approximately 29% of skull base chordoma and is present in 95% of all treatment failure (6).
We investigated whether VK2 could reduce incidence of tumor recurrence after treatment of HCC.
Oncotype DX (Genomic Health Inc, Redwood City, California) is a commercially available multigene reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay that is used to quantify the risk of distant recurrence in patients with stage I or II hormone receptor-positive, lymph node-negative invasive breast cancer who will be treated with tamoxifen.
Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an increased risk of recurrence in subsequent pregnancies, say US researchers.
We have demonstrated that patients with early-stage disease who develop a recurrence benefit to at least the same extent as their late-stage counterparts from intensive follow-up.
Eight patients developed local recurrence [not including the 11 (5%) patients who had prophylactic mastectomies].