Indian Journal of Urology

Year
: 1999  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 187--191

ESCO system (Extent : severity : complications : Other problems system) for describing complete diagnosis and assessing prognosis in individual patients


S Kumar 
 Dept. of Urology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India

Correspondence Address:
S Kumar
Dept. of Urology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry
India

For the purpose of treating individuals patients and also for ascertaining their prognosis mere disease identification is not enough and the details of anatomical extent of the disease, pathological severity of the disease, associated complications and accompanying problems are necessary. These details are communicated by ESCO System (Extent-Severity-Complications-Other Problems System) presented here for describing complete diagnosis and assessing prognosis in individual patients. The elements of the system are defined and examples of its application are described.


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Kumar S. ESCO system (Extent : severity : complications : Other problems system) for describing complete diagnosis and assessing prognosis in individual patients.Indian J Urol 1999;15:187-191


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