Palliative Surgery

Known as: Surgery, Palliative 
Surgery that does not alter the course of a disease, but improves the quality of life.
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
BACKGROUND There may be patients with spinal metastasis for whom neither vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty nor open surgery is… (More)
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2008
2008
There has been limited research in the field of palliative care and even far less focus on the area of palliative surgery… (More)
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2007
2007
To investigate the value of palliative gastrectomy and chemotherapy in a large series of patients with stage IV gastric cancer. A… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Aspirin (ASA) often is used to prevent thrombosis in infants with congenital heart disease after placement of a… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Effective palliation rather than cure is often the most appropriate goal in the management of patients with advanced… (More)
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2004
2004
This study aimed to analyse the cost-effectiveness of Foscan mediated photodynamic therapy (Foscan-PDT) compared with palliative… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND The authors sought to identify treatment-related factors that influenced survival after surgical treatment for… (More)
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2003
2003
Background: We prospectively evaluated the effectiveness of major surgery in treating symptoms of advanced malignancies. Methods… (More)
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2003
2003
Symptom management and palliative medicine have gained growing interest among physicians and other health care providers. One… (More)
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1997
1997
Background: To improve the poor prognosis of patients with advanced incurable gastric cancer, intensive chemotherapy combined… (More)
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