follow-up follow-up

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work
  2. (n) an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
  3. (n) a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment

Usage(s):

  1. If the test shows the presence of cancer, the physician can remove affected lymph nodes immediately, sparing women the wait and possible follow-up surgery.
  2. Forcibly called attention to the indications in telemetry that the follow-up frame angle measurement was flat, and remained skeptical of the PRC explanations for this anomaly.
  3. While the differences were small, say experts, they can be significant when you consider the costs of dialysis and follow-up care for failed transplants.

News

  1. Matthew Ouimet to have follow-up surgery 7 days after transplant

    Matthew Ouimet, the 2-year-old Antioch boy who received a double-transplant last week, is scheduled to have follow-up surgery at 8 a.m. Wednesday, his mother Kristi Ouimet said Tuesday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Piedmonter

  2. Mirror's Edge follow-up coming 'when it's ready' from DICE, EA [update: trailer, details]

    The Mirror's Edge follow-up is real and it's coming from DICE and EA "when it's ready," according to the trailer shown at EA's E3 press conference today. It runs on Frostbite 3. EA launched Mirror's Edge in 2008 on the Xbox 360 and PS3, and later on PC. Since that release, fans have clamored for a sequel and found hope in scattered rumors over the years. The most recent, most concrete rumor was ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  3. ‘The Bible’ Follow-Up Is In The Works, Say Mark Burnett

    A follow-up to The Bible is in the works, says Mark Burnett. The veteran reality TV producer and his wife Roma Downey scored a hit with the History Channel miniseries earlier this year. In order to capitalize on that success, Burnett said that a follow-up is currently in the works. “Roma [Downey] and I will [...] ‘The Bible’ Follow-Up Is In The Works, Say Mark Burnett is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  • Rice said invitations haven't been issued yet but "we would hope that the invitations would include the members of the Arab follow-up committee ...... charged by the Arab League with following up with the international community on an Arab Peace...
    on Sep 23, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Forbes

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