1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

Inclusive terms used to quantify the positive expected results or outputs of a proposed activity, project, or program expressed in monetary or non-monetary terms. Ideally, estimates of all benefits, outputs, or effectiveness expected to be received or achieved as a result of undertaking a proposed activity, program, or project. adj: clinical Benefit ,economic Benefit, Social Benefit, incremental Benefit. see: Risk/Benefit

Risk-benefit ratio is the comparison of the risk of a situation to its related benefits


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