palliation


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  • noun

Synonyms for palliation

freedom, especially from pain

Synonyms for palliation

easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause

to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious

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A controlled trial of an expansile metal stent for palliation of esophageal obstruction due to inoperable cancer.
With the SLVR approach, a child undergoes initial single ventricle palliation with the Norwood procedure-a procedure pioneered at Boston Children's in the 1980s-in order to stabilize their circulation.
Warnes said in a discussion of risk stratification and management of pregnant women post-Fontan palliation.
in hopes that the new model of palliation can begin to incorporate elements of his findings early in the course of treatment.
These have four components: prevention, early diagnosis, treatment, and palliation.
More than 1 year later, she was treated by radiation for palliation of symptomatic osseous metastatic disease in the spine.
Haworth Press (Binghamton, NY) will begin the publication of Journal of Neuropathic Pain & Symptom Palliation with an issue in January.
The techniques and compositions find use in the palliation or treatment of any of a variety of genetic-based disorders.
There are three other studies on laparoscopic palliation of polycystic liver disease.
This multimodality technique has resulted in successful palliation of ascites and in median survivals up to 50-60 months, with projected 3-year survival rates up to 60% (Sugarbaker et al.
The Journal of Cancer Pain & Symptom Palliation is scheduled to be published in Spring 2004.
Also, a patient with a life-threatening tumor that has some potential to be cured is very different from a patient whose tumor requires long-term palliation.
The population projections have proved to be accurate and the increasing demands on the service are being made by unconsidered activity in palliation.
Responding to the patient's clinical needs for diagnostic testing and palliation of symptoms such as pain, dyspnea, nausea and depression
The general proposal that palliation, care, and prevention are important goals alongside diagnosis and treatment seems well founded.