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Retreatment Summary

Description: The therapy of the same disease in a patient, with the same agent or procedure repeated after initial treatment, or with an additional or alternate measure or follow-up. It does not include therapy which requires more than one administration of a therapeutic agent or regimen. Retreatment is often used with reference to a different modality when the original one was inadequate, harmful, or unsuccessful.

Also Known As: Retreatments

Networked: 1758 relevant articles (186 outcomes, 205 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Retreatment is Relevant

  1. Chronic Hepatitis C : 25 outcomes 15 studies in 117 results
  2. Infection : 14 outcomes 5 studies in 101 results
  3. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease) : 11 outcomes 1 study in 16 results
  4. Aneurysm (Aneurysms) : 8 outcomes 11 studies in 134 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 107 results
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Drugs Related to Retreatment

  1. Interferons
  2. infliximab (Remicade)
  3. Ribavirin (Virazole)
  4. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)
  5. rituximab (Mabthera)
  6. Rifampin (Rifampicin)
  7. bortezomib (Velcade)
  8. Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Tyrosine Kinase)
  9. Carbon Monoxide
  10. Ethambutol (Myambutol)
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Therapies Related to Retreatment

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Laser In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
  3. Stents
  4. Liver Transplantation
  5. Radiotherapy
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