SLICE LIBRARY: Brain vascular anatomy & brain cortical function understanding mismatch - Dr. Raul NOGUEIRA

Library

In this Library, Dr. Raul NOGUEIRA's talking about the current indications for Mechanical Thrombectomy in acute stroke. He will approach the notion of Medical Futility, mRS outcomes measures and the difference between based medicine and precision medicine...

What is Medical Futility ?

Basically, a medical futility is a medical act, that doesn’t procure any advantage for the patient. There is two branches of medical futility :

  • Quantitative futility: likelihood of benefit is exceedingly poor (<1% chance of success)
  • Qualitative futility: quality of benefit is exceedingly poor.

Neither approach is adequate and no consensus on what constitutes a benefit 

Exceedingly probability rather than uncertainty and unpredictability define futility...

Medical futility should not be confused with health care rationing.

You don't have to ask, "How much does this therapy cost?" But, 'Do the advantages of this therapy outweigh the disadvantages in the patient?'

0 resource for this video
{{items.total}} comments comment

Comments

user profile picture
View {{comment.replies_count}} replies
Search
Video Related
  • -
Shani Avnery Kalmanovich , Vincent COSTALAT Recorded Case 3.3 : Tiantan Hospital, Beijing - SLICE Worldwide 2020
  • -
GREGORY GASCOU , Shani Avnery Kalmanovich , Vincent COSTALAT Delphi Consensus 6: Antiplatelet Therapy in Acute Stroke - SLICE Worldwide 2020
  • 4.5
No Speakers Morbimortality Case
  • 5
CHRISTOPHE COGNARD , Eitan Abergel , Marc Ribo , Pasquale Mordasini , Shani Avnery Kalmanovich , Tommy Andersson , Vincent COSTALAT My Best Technique 4: Basilar Artery Thrombectomy - SLICE Worldwide 2021
  • 5
CHRISTOPHE COGNARD SLICE LIBRARY : Why perfusion is adding value for stroke management in 2021 - Dr.Christophe COGNARD