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of or relating to the early phases of a disease when accurate diagnosis is not possible because symptoms of the disease have not yet appeared

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The Cuban program for presymptomatic testing of SCA2: 11 years and 768 individuals to learn from.
The new variants in these two genes provide a significant opportunity to further clarify the etiology of POAG, as well as to improve the presymptomatic diagnosis and prognosis of POAG.
They defined stage A patients as presymptomatic and without structural heart disease, but with "conditions strongly associated with the development of heart failure"--specifically, systemic hypertension, coronary artery disease, diabetes, a history of cardiotoxic drug therapy or alcohol abuse, a history of rheumatic fever, or a family history of cardiomyopathy.
Buckholtz also pointed to work on four large drug trials in presymptomatic patients: the Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Trial, the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network Trial, the APOE4 Treatment Trial, and the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer's Disease (A4) trial.
The present study reports the results of the application of a neurophysiological method as laser evoked potentials (LEPs) in early HD patients and genetically predisposed subjects in a presymptomatic phase.
Our lung health screening uses a spirometer to identify those at risk of COPD at the presymptomatic stage.
The developmental pipeline consists of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) that aim to prevent the disease in early- and presymptomatic patients.
The Alzheimer's disease (AD) track will feature sessions on biomarkers in presymptomatic AD, and transformative technologies for the disease such as ubiquitous computing technologies for disease monitoring and care, and mental stimulation.
Presymptomatic Secondary Interrupts the disease process before it becomes symptomatic.
Genetic counseling of the family members and evaluation of their blood ornithine levels which are elevated even in the presymptomatic stage when all other standard visual function tests may be normal forms an important part of management of these cases.
Screening tests should have a good cost-benefit ratio and should be made for cases in which Wilson disease diagnosis and initiation of therapy in the presymptomatic stage, in order to prevent disease progression.
We found that 54% of the Tg mice belonging to 3 lines expressing 129V or 129M human PrP showed histologic abnormalities after inoculation of BH from 6 persons with symptomatic VPSPr (inoculum from 1 presymptomatic but histopathologically and immunochemically confirmed person with VPSPr did not transmit) (Table 1).
PRESYMPTOMATIC is a type of predictive testing that can indicate which family members are at risk for a certain genetic condition already known to be present in their family but who do not yet show symptoms of that disease.
It will enable us to detect cancers in presymptomatic phase by highly sensitive imaging.