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What does LYG stand for?

LYG stands for Life Years Gained (medicine)

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It was predicted that, per 1 000 men of all ages followed for their entire lives, annual screening of men between the ages of 55 and 69 years would result in 9 fewer deaths from prostate cancer (28% reduction), 14 fewer men receiving palliative therapy (35% reduction), and a total of 73 life years gained (average 8.
Comparison of Life Years Gained or Lost For the people who shift from car to bicycle use for short trips, we estimated that the beneficial effect on all-cause mortality rates of the increased physical activity due to cycling is substantially larger (relative risk, 0.
The benefits of the final rule would be increased organ donation and transplantation with the results of life years gained, improvements in quality of life, resumption of employment for some patients, and an increase in access to dialysis as more patients receive kidney transplants.
Comparison of TB Treatment Strategies * Future Active Quality-Adjusted Treatment TB Cases Life Years Gained None 13,933 0 Isoniazid 4,342 26,763 Region-specific therapy ** 3,697 28,562 * Treatment strategies were compared for immigrants from all developing nations combined.