watchful waiting


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watchful waiting

n espera vigilante
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However, recent findings from a long-term clinical trial suggest that if you have more aggressive prostate cancer, undergoing surgery to remove the cancerous prostate offers survival advantages and reduces the risk of cancer spread (metastasis) compared with an observation protocol known as watchful waiting.
They recommended a "watchful waiting" alternative to surgery that involves regular monitoring with ultrasound scans.
Researchers said the 'watchful waiting' approach - in which ultrasound scans are used to make sure the cyst is not growing - could be far more widely used to avoid the risks of surgery.
An updated statement by the Canadian Paediatric Society released last year recommended the use of a watchful waiting approach before launching antibiotic use for an ear infection."In practical terms, if your child has a painful ear or a fever he or she may not really need antibiotics or even benefit from them.
Most often, this is due to normal differences in penis anatomy'' I also assured the patient that ''Though it may be tempting to request medicine in all cases of Bent Penis, many doctors prefer the 'watchful waiting' approach if the symptoms aren't severe''.
"If the AVF does not appear ready for dialysis access, management decisions such as the need for AVF intervention or watchful waiting for expected maturation can be aided based on six-week ultrasound measurements of AVF depth, diameter, and blood flow."
Barbieri's views on labor management that watchful waiting and giving the patient adequate time to progress naturally is the key to increase the chances of vaginal delivery.
Several cases of spontaneous remission have occurred, and "watchful waiting" is now a standard protocol for this type of leukemia.
And we have to double up on our supervision and our watchful waiting so we can handle those external events,' Dominguez said.
One researcher said to a patient: "Did anyone ever give you the option of doing nothing, just watchful waiting?" (Chappie et ah, 2002).
The findings could aid in deciding when patients would be appropriate candidates for active surveillance (aka watchful waiting), an option for those with nonaggressive disease.