Borderline Risk

Borderline Risk

An applicant for an insurance policy whose risks either have not been fully assessed or which the insurer may not be able to cover.
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Cytyc Corporation (Nasdaq:CYTC) today announced that the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) supports the use of ductal lavage as a cell-based risk assessment tool in high risk and borderline risk women to assist them in making more informed decisions regarding risk reduction and management options.
The effect of estrogen therapy on cardiovascular risk remains a point of controversy; however, these data suggest that estrogen delivered transdermally may not increase the likelihood of clotting for women who are at borderline risk," said Dr.
Patients in the highest risk group (greater than 1:30 risk in this study) undergo CVS, those in the lowest risk group (less than 1:1,500 risk) receive no further testing, and those in the borderline risk group (between 1:30 and 1:1,500 risk) undergo quad screening (serum alpha feto-protein, hCG, unconjugated estriol, and inhibin A) in the second trimester and receive a final risk assessment based on all the measures, with a risk cutoff for further testing of 1:270, Dr.
If a person is borderline risk they need to be assessed every couple of months but otherwise every year would be OK.
Slightly more than one-fourth were classified as having a borderline risk factor profile and two-thirds of study participants had elevated risk factor levels.
The researchers found that babies fathered by male childhood cancer survivors had a borderline risk of low birth weight but no increased risk of pre-maturity, being small for gestational age, or having birth defects when compared to controls.
adults should be taking medication to lower their cholesterol, and over 65 million adults are at borderline risk and should find ways to reduce their cholesterol levels.
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