SWALLOWING DISORDERS AFTER HEAD-AND-NECK CANCERS RADIOTHERAPY Summary Introduction: This study aimed to assess the swallowing function of head and neck cancer patients before and after radiotherapy. Materials and methods: A repeated descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out on 33 head and neck cancers patients treated at Aristide LeDantec Hospital Radiation Therapy Department. The dysphagia was assessed through a self-questionnaire (DHI) and a functional swallowing test (COLP - G -FR). Each patient was seen twice: before treatment (T0) and three months after radiotherapy (T). Results: Patients maximum ages were 18 and 69 years old.
Data regarding their medical condition, instrument played, length of time off the instrument following surgery and the time taken to return to full normal professional playing were recorded and analyzed. According to the data analysis only 0.8% of subjects were found to have trigger finger, total time off instruments was 2 weeks and total time until full playing was 5 weeks . A cross sectional study conducted by Danit Langer et al, at School of Occupational Therapy, Hadassah and Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel in 2016. The study reports that the incidence of trigger finger in general population is 2.6% and 10% in diabetes patients
However, there are such treatments like surgery and chemotherapy that can help you to lessen the harmful effects of this disease. Mesothelioma Survival Rates: Mesothelioma Survival rate refers to the percentage of the patients who survive after the Mesothelioma diagnosis. The rates are not confirmed and 100% true. The table given below contains the 5 year survival rate according to the past experiences of
2-The age range of patients 25-93 years . 3-12 were male and 36 were female patients. To assess the effect of topical 0.75%Metronidazole Gel on malodorous Cutaneous Ulcers. 1-By day 7 ,malodour had fallen to 11% and by day14 to 4%. 41 patient (95%) of 43 patients at 14 days reported decreased smell.
Microcytic anemias Iron deficiency is the most common cause of microcytic anemia. The management of iron-deficiency consists in iron supplementation (oral or parenteral) based on age and serum iron values. The most common oral iron given is ferrous sulfate in doses from 200-325 mg, twice or three times a day. Usually a follow-up visit is necessary every 2 to 4 months. The patient should continue therapy for four to six months after hemoglobin has normalized.
The patient’s demographic data, operating time, hemoglobin drop, complications (Clavien-Dindo), and length of hospital stay were prospectively studied. A complete stone-free status or CIRF at 1 month was accepted as the criterion for final clinical success. Results: A total of 17 patients with a median age of 9 years were studied. The stone size ranged from 5.3mm to 24.9mm. The median operative time was 40 minutes.
Do you know of a friend or family member who has or had breast cancer? I 'm sure if you sit there and think about it long enough you will think of at least one person you know with this deadly disease. I decided to talk about this topic mainly for the fact that it 's October which as most people know October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Majority of people have only heard of Breast Cancer but know very little about what it actually is or what even causes it to form. Breast Cancer has many risk factors, causes, signs, symptoms, treatments and there are even different modifications that Massage Therapist need to know when taking care of a client with this disease.
The survival rate for ovarian cancer is only 20% for five years and individuals often have a poor prognosis once diagnosed (Huh Shinn et al., 2009). Ovarian cancer is an insidious disease, as individuals often misinterpret their symptoms as menopause, urinary or gastrointestinal problems (Guenther & Dimmitt, 2011). Risk factors for ovarian cancer include a family history of ovarian cancer, nulliparity and increasing age (Lewis, Dirksen, Heitkemper, Bucher, & Camera,
A great percentage of radiologists are liable to face a claim every five years. Radiologists confront not high risks of malpractice suits if compare with other specialists. The most common medical lawsuits against radiologists are misdiagnosis of breast cancer on mammography and lung cancer.