for incurable malignant colorectal obstructions: A meta-analysis.
of malignant esophageal stenosis: the role of selfexpanding stent endoscopic implantation.
Covered versus uncovered self-expandable nitinol stents in the palliative treatment
of malignant distal biliary obstruction: Results from a randomized, multicenter study.
Self-expanding metallic stents as palliative treatment
of malignant gastroduodenal stenosis.
Obtaining honest prognostic information is not easy and about one-third of patients on palliative treatment
believe it to be with curative intent.3 Discussion with families on this subject is not easy and they might shop around to get the treatment of their own choice unjustifiably.
Management includes palliative treatment
, avoidance of trauma, antibiotics with good nursing care.
* Palliative Treatment
for Children (PATCH) South Africa is an inclusive and compassionate network that aims to share specialised knowledge, tools and opportunities to ensure the best possible care for children with life-threatening and life-limiting illnesses, and to provide support to families and lay caregivers.
Rod is receiving palliative treatment
for kidney cancer from Queen Elizabeth Hospital Cancer Centre, the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and St Mary's Hospice.
A single bench of the high court, then, ruled that "all hemophilia patients, irrespective of the medication that they require, have to be given treatment in accordance with the above policy." According to the submissions made to the court, doctors of the Lok Nayak hospital concluded that the patient required palliative treatment
for at least six weeks.
Some data are available on nitinol stents placement as palliative treatment
, but, despite the small number of the enrolled patients, this is the only case series available in the literature on bridge to surgery treatment in operable patients.
Ji et al., "Metallic stent placement in the palliative treatment
of malignant gastric outlet obstructions: primary gastric carcinoma versus pancreatic carcinoma," American Journal of Roentgenology, vol.