"Watchful Waiting" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Clinical management approach wherein immediate therapy is not provided but there is a period of observation during which periodic tests monitor patient and the progression of the illness. (Driffield T, Smith PC Med Decis Making. 2007 Mar-Apr;27(2):178-88)
- Watchful Waiting
- Waiting, Watchful
- Waitings, Watchful
- Watchful Waitings
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Watchful Waiting" by people in Profiles.
Endometrial scratch to improve outcomes of expectant management in patients with unexplained infertility? Fertil Steril. 2022 03; 117(3):620-621.
Active vs Expectant Management of Persisting Pregnancy of Unknown Location-Reply. JAMA. 2021 12 14; 326(22):2330.
Effect of an Active vs Expectant Management Strategy on Successful Resolution of Pregnancy Among Patients With a Persisting Pregnancy of Unknown Location: The ACT or NOT Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2021 08 03; 326(5):390-400.
Advances in the diagnosis and surveillance of Barrett's esophagus (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2019 09; 90(3):325-334.
Optimal treatment for women with a persisting pregnancy of unknown location, a randomized controlled trial: The ACT-or-NOT trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 10; 73:145-151.
Optimal Trial Design for Studying Urinary Markers in Bladder Cancer: A Collaborative Review. Eur Urol Oncol. 2018 08; 1(3):223-230.
On thin ice: barriers to adoption of surveillance for patients with stage I testicular seminoma. Survey of US radiation oncologists. Int Braz J Urol. 2018 May-Jun; 44(3):452-460.
Analysis of factors predicting surgical intervention and associated costs in pediatric breast masses: a single center study. Pediatr Surg Int. 2018 Jun; 34(6):679-685.
Active Surveillance for Localized Renal Masses: Tumor Growth, Delayed Intervention Rates, and >5-yr Clinical Outcomes. Eur Urol. 2018 08; 74(2):157-164.
Is Advocacy for Active Surveillance Over Definitive Intervention in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Applicable to African American Patients? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 12 01; 99(5):1076-1077.