The corresponding number needed to treat to prevent one case of [hepatocellular carcinoma] was eight patients," added the researchers.
What does NNT stand for?
NNT stands for Number needed to Treat (medical)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of NNT
We have 43 other meanings of NNT in our Acronym Attic
- National Network for Social Work Managers
- Northern New South Wales Soccer Federation (Australia)
- Norfolk Naval Shipyard
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb (author, essayist)
- National NOW (National Organization for Women) Times
- Neural Network Toolbox
- Newcastle and North Tyneside (UK)
- No New Text
- Non-Nodal Terminal
- Notch Noise Test
- Numero Necesario a Tratar (Spanish: number needed to treat)
- Near North Trail Association (Canada)
- Nepal National Teachers' Association
- Neural Networks: Theory and Applications
- No Need to Answer
- No Need to Argue (Cranberries album)
- North Northumberland Tourism Association (North Northumberland, UK)
- Nari Nari Tribal Council (est. 2000; Australia)
- National NeuroAIDS Tissue Consortium (est. 1998)
- National No-Tillage Conference (agriculture)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The number needed to treat at 20 mg/ day for 5 years in order to prevent one additional case of breast cancer was calculated at 95 in 5 years and 56 in 10 years.
They found that the number needed to treat (NNT) was 12 to achieve a MADRS of 10 or less, and 8 for a MADRS of 12 or less.
Using controlled clinical trials, NNTs are calculated for individual drugs and then used as a comparison to other drugs The number needed to treat with Vilazodone is between 7 and 8 based on the data from the two phase III trials (1).
0231) and a corresponding number needed to treat of 41 children (95% CI 25-112) to prevent one death.
Absolute risk reduction in osteoporosis: assessing treatment efficacy by number needed to treat.
They found the number needed to treat, known as NNT, was 20 patients.
Estimates of the number needed to treat to prevent one case of pre-term birth are as low as one in six.