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Shamy Michel C F MC Department of Medicine (Neurology), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, - - 2015
The ethical principle of 'equipoise', introduced in 1974, represents the most widely influential justification for the enrollment of patients into randomized clinical trials. However, definitions of equipoise vary, and its terms are not universally accepted. In this paper, we suggest a new way of approaching the ethics of clinical trial ...
Wentz Margaret R - - 2014
In recognition of the important part that art has had in the Mayo Clinic environment since the original Mayo Clinic Building was finished in 1914, Mayo Clinic Proceedings will feature some of the numerous works of art displayed throughout the buildings and grounds on the Mayo Clinic campuses.
Devlin Roisin R RCN Northern Ireland Emergency Care Network and Royal College of - - 2014
THIS YEAR, at the end of the US Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) annual conference in Indianapolis, I was privileged to be part of a two-day meeting of the organisation's international committee.
Ahmadi Nasab Emran Shahram S Saint Louis University, Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, Salus Center, 3545 Lafayette, 5th Floor, St. Louis, MO, 63104-1314, USA, - - 2014
Bioethics mediation is increasingly used as a method in clinical ethics cases. My goal in this paper is to examine the implicit theoretical assumptions of the bioethics mediation method developed by Dubler and Liebman. According to them, the distinguishing feature of bioethics mediation is that the method is useful in ...
Weiss Daniel J DJ Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, - - 2014
There has been significant and exciting recent progress in the development of bioengineering approaches for generating tracheal tissue that can be used for congenital and acquired tracheal diseases. This includes a growing clinical experience in both pediatric and adult patients with life-threatening tracheal diseases. However, not all of these attempts ...
Schnaper H William HW Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Morton Building Room 4-685G, 320 E. Superior, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA, - - 2014
At a recent meeting of international experts on clinical aspects of progressive chronic kidney disease (CKD), an extensive analysis of extant clinical trials was used to develop more effective and economical surrogate markers for CKD outcomes in adults. This article describes the reasons for this undertaking, the methods and conclusions ...
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We are pleased to present abstracts from ESCCA 2014: Exploring New Frontiers in Flow Cytometry. The meeting, a joint production of the European Society for Clinical Cell Analysis (ESCCA) and the Iberian Society for Cytometry (SIC), has been of major importance for education and scientific exchange in basic, translational and ...
Wentz Margaret R - - 2014
In recognition of the important part that art has had in the Mayo Clinic environment since the original Mayo Building was finished in 1914, Mayo Clinic Proceedings will feature some of the numerous works of art displayed throughout the buildings and grounds on the Mayo Clinic campuses.
Roy-Engel Astrid M AM Tulane Cancer Center, Dept. of Epidemiology, and Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium (LCRC), 1430 Tulane Ave, SL-66, New Orleans, LA 70112, - - 2014
The Ninth International Biennial Conference on RNA Polymerases I and III (the "OddPols") was held on June 19-21, 2014 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. Sponsored by New England Biolabs, the Cayman Chemical Company, the Rackham Graduate School and the University of Michigan Health System, and organized by ...
Katznelson Laurence L Stanford University School of Medicine (L.K.), Stanford, California 94305; Brigham and Women's Hospital (E.R.L), Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (S.M.), Los Angeles, California 90048; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (M.E.M), Chicago, Illinois 60611; Mayo Clinic (M.H.M.), Rochester, Minnesota 55905; Vanderbilt University (A.U.), Nashville, Tennessee 37232; and Oxford Centre Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (J.A.H.W.), Churchill Hospital, Oxfordshire OX3 7RP, United - - 2014
Objective: The aim was to formulate clinical practice guidelines for acromegaly. Participants: The Task Force included a chair selected by the Endocrine Society Clinical Guidelines Subcommittee (CGS), five experts in the field, and a methodologist. The authors received no corporate funding or remuneration. This guideline is cosponsored by the European ...
Ho Ken K Y KK Centres for Health Research and the Department of Endocrinology, Princess Alexandra Hospital; the University of Queensland; Queensland University of Technology and the Translational Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, - - 2014
This manuscript is based on an invitation lecture entitled "The Year in Pituitary" presented at the Combined 94th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society and of the International Congress of Endocrinology in Chicago on June 24th 2014. The purpose is to highlight the major advances in the pathogenesis and management ...
Muramatsu Takashi T Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University - - 2014
The Annual Congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) was held in Barcelona from 30th August to 3rd September 2014. More than 30,300 attendees from around the world shared the latest original research, including 27 clinical Hot Line studies, 12 basic science Hot Lines, 15 clinical trial updates, 19 ...
Millis Michael B MB *Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Program, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA †Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, - - 2014
The following are proceedings from the Hip Breakout Session held at the 2013 annual meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America in Toronto, Canada. The organizer's goal of the meeting was to gather experts with years of clinical experience to discuss topics based upon both experience and current ...
Crozier Ja J Department of Hematology & Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, - - 2014
50th annual American Society for Clinical Oncology Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, 30 May-4 June 2014 The meeting included basic science and translational and clinical research in all specialties of hematology and oncology. From the multitude of abstracts presented, we will review the highlights regarding four abstracts discussing breast cancer.
Wentz Margaret R - - 2014
In recognition of the important part that art has had in the Mayo Clinic environment since the original Mayo Building was finished in 1914, Mayo Clinic Proceedings will feature some of the numerous works of art displayed throughout the buildings and grounds on the Mayo Clinic campuses.
Tang Daniel D ICON Development Solution (IDS), Shanghai, ICON Asia - - 2014
Beijing, China, 7-8 June 2014. The second China Bioanalysis Forum (CBF) conference was successfully held in Beijing, China, in June 2014 and covered the theme of clinical bioanalysis and large molecule bioanalysis. Compared with the first conference in 2013, this conference was attended by scientists from a greater number of ...
Tindall B J BJ Leibniz Institute-DSMZ Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH., Inhoffenstrasse 7b, 38124 Braunschweig, Germany - - 2014
The Judicial Commission affirms that, according to information presented to it, the COMBINATION: Enterobacter agglomerans is to be cited as Enterobacter agglomerans (Beijerinck 1888) Ewing and Fife 1972 and the COMBINATION: Pantoea agglomerans is to be cited as Pantoea agglomerans (Beijerinck 1888) Gavini et al. 1989.
Colli Agostino A Medical Department, Ospedale A Manzoni AO Provincia di Lecco, Via Eremo 9/11, 23900, Lecco, Italy, - - 2014
The Fondazione Umberto Veronesi ethics committee recently published a statement concerning the inherent ethical issues of randomized clinical trials (RCTs), mainly focusing on randomization, raising many questions, and suggesting possible solutions. The main concern is that the patients enrolled in a RCT are used to improve medical knowledge, but they ...
Riazi Sheila S Malignant Hyperthermia Investigation Unit, Toronto General Hospital, UHN, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton 3-323, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4, Canada, - - 2014
The Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States and the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto sponsored a Scientific Conference on November 1-2, 2013 in Toronto, ON, Canada. The multidisciplinary group of experts, including clinicians, geneticists, and physiologists involved in research related to malignant hyperthermia (MH), shared new ...
Kaufman David D Director of Research at the Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, - - 2014
Clinical next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies are challenging existing regulatory paradigms. We advocate a coordinate policy approach, which first requires a comprehensive understanding of the existing regulatory and legal structures. This paper introduces four key policy domains - including quality assurance, insurance coverage, intellectual property management, and data sharing - ...
Wentz Margaret R - - 2014
In recognition of the important part that art has had in the Mayo Clinic environment since the original Mayo Clinic Building was finished in 1914, Mayo Clinic Proceedings will feature some of the numerous works of art displayed throughout the buildings and grounds on the Mayo Clinic campuses.
Chamberlain Marc C - - 2014
ASCO 2014 Annual Meeting Chicago, IL, USA, 30 May-3 June 2014 ASCO, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, is the largest clinical oncology meeting in the USA that meets annually and is a venue at which new cancer clinical trials and research data are presented. The ASCO 2014 CNS tumors ...
Dulsat C C Thomson Reuters, Barcelona, Spain. - - 2014
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Annual Congress is the largest cardiology conference in the world and this year ran in Barcelona from August 30 to September 3. During the meeting, more than 30,000 cardiologists from over 100 countries met to share their knowledge in all cardiovascular fields, from basic ...
Eastell Richard R Academic Unit of Bone Metabolism (R.E.), University of Sheffield, Sheffield S5 7AU, United Kingdom; University of Florence (M.L.B.), 50133 Florence, Italy; Department of Medicine (A.G.C.), Division of Endocrinology, Metabolic Bone Diseases Unit, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032; Department of Medicine (A.G.C.), Division of Endocrinology, São Paulo Federal University, São Paulo 04021-001, Brazil; Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (P.D.), Hôpital St-Luc and Department of Medicine, University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada H3C 3J7; Endocrine Research Unit (D.M.S.), San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121; and Academic Endocrine Unit (R.V.T.), Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LJ, United - - 2014
Objective: Asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common clinical problem. The purpose of this report is to provide an update on the use of diagnostic tests for this condition in clinical practice. Participants: This subgroup was constituted by the Steering Committee to address key questions related to the diagnosis of ...
Douketis Jim D JD Department of Medicine and Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, - - 2014
Through the Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC), the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) has a long tradition of publishing 'communications' that inform laboratory methodology and clinical outcome definitions. More recently, the ISTH has published 'clinical guidance' documents that provide clinicians with expert advice on difficult patient management issues. ...
Dardik Alan A Section of Vascular Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA - - 2014
The 2014 meeting of the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS) was held in Guangzhou, China, in conjunction with the fifth annual Wang Zhong-Gao's Vascular Forum, the eighth annual China Southern Endovascular Congress, and the third annual Straits Vascular Forum. Keynote addresses were given by Professors Christos Liapis, Wang Zhong-Gao, ...
Zhang Tianyi Tee TT No.13 Building, 67 Libing Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Shanghai 201203, - - 2014
The 5th Annual Shanghai Symposium on Clinical & Pharmaceutical Solutions through Analysis (CPSA Shanghai 2014) was held on 16-19 April 2014 in Shanghai, China. The meeting featured highly interactive events including diversified symposia, roundtable discussions, workshops, poster sessions and conference awards. There were over 220 participants from more than 10 ...
Turina Iva Sorta-Bilajac - - 2014
The aim of this paper is to delineate current position of clinical ethics in the Croatian healthcare system by analyzing the following: representation of clinical ethics contents in the curricula of medical and associated schools; composition and role of clinical ethics consultations; and establishment of an ethical/legal framework for the ...
Martins-Melo Francisco Rogerlândio FR Departamento de Saúde Comunitária, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, - - 2014
OBJECTIVE To analyze temporal trends and distribution patterns of unsafe abortion in Brazil. METHODS Ecological study based on records of hospital admissions of women due to abortion in Brazil between 1996 and 2012, obtained from the Hospital Information System of the Ministry of Health. We estimated the number of unsafe ...
Murthy Venkatesh L VL Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, - - 2014
Multiple guidelines and statements related to hypertension have recently been published. Much discord has arisen from discrepant treatment and target systolic blood pressure thresholds for individuals aged 60 to 79 years of <150 mm Hg in the guideline published by members assigned to the Eighth Joint National Committee and <140 ...
Rabasseda X X Thomson Reuters, Barcelona, Spain. - - 2014
March, at 5,000 feet above sea level, is not the best season for having much skin exposed, particularly when snow flurries are coming down on one's face. However, that was the time and place for sharing or getting new knowledge of skin science during this year's annual meeting of the ...
Hall Jeffrey A JA Department of Communication Studies, University of Kansas , Lawrence, - - 2014
Abstract Although social networking sites (SNS) have become increasingly prevalent and integrated into the lives of users, the role of SNS in courtship is relatively unknown. The present manuscript reports on the characteristics of Americans married between 2005 and 2012 who met through SNS drawn from a weighted national sample ...
Katashima Rumi R Clinical Trial Center for Developmental Therapeutics, Tokushima University - - 2014
Clinical research is important to improve medical quality, and ethics review is essential to conduct clinical research. Since the establishment of the first Japanese ethics committee at the University of Tokushima in 1982, Japanese ethics committees have increased. In this study, we surveyed the status of clinical studies and ethics ...
Lehrner Amy A James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY, - - 2014
Although there are no established biomarkers for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as yet, biological investigations of PTSD have made progress identifying the pathophysiology of PTSD. Given the biological and clinical complexity of PTSD, it is increasingly unlikely that a single biomarker of disease will be identified. Rather, investigations will more ...
Kirshblum S C SC Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, New Jersey, and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School , Newark, New - - 2014
The International Standards for the Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury (ISNCSCI) is routinely used to determine levels of injury and to classify the severity of the injury. Questions are often posed to the International Standards Committee of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) regarding the classification. The committee felt ...
Foulds William L WL School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, County Durham, United - - 2014
A reoccurring conservation problem is the resolution of consumptive use of threatened wildlife and is especially difficult to defend when it occurs for recreational practices. We explored the commercial capture and supply of threatened European river lamprey (Lampetra fluviatilis) to anglers, to determine the extent of exploitation and seek opportunities ...
Von den Hoff Johannes W JW Department of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Biology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. - - 2014
The 23rd Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society, Reims, France, October 23 to 25, 2013 focused on tissue repair and regenerative medicine covering topics such as stem cells, biomaterials, tissue engineering, and burns.
Beele Hilde - - 2013
The European Association of Tissue Banks (EATB) donor case workshop is a forum held within the program of the EATB annual congress. The workshop offers an opportunity to discuss and evaluate approaches taken to challenging situations regarding donor selection, it promotes consensus development in deciding tissue donor acceptability when donor ...
Zyromski Nicholas J - - 2013
The 47th annual Pancreas Club meeting was held on 17 and 18 May 2013 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA. Two hundred fifty-eight attendees comprised a remarkably international congress, with 92 international pancreatologists contributing to the meeting. Two hundred eleven abstracts were ...
Bayon Yves - - 2013
Industry Day Symposium -Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society World Congress: Summary Report: Vienna, Austria/ September 5-8, 2012.
Bertram Tim - - 2012
Industry Day Symposium -Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society World Congress: Summary Report: Vienna, Austria/ September 5-8, 2012.
Smith Brian Tilston - - 2012
We investigated species relationships and timing of speciation in North American Haemorhous finches by using a mitochondrial phylogeographic approach combined with a multilocus species tree reconstruction. Haemorhous purpureus and H. cassinii were strongly supported as sister taxa, and H. mexicanus was sister to H. purpureus+H. cassinii. Our divergence times indicated ...
Mallia Pierre - - 2012
Is there a special Mediterranean approach to Bioethics and if so what are the roots of this approach? And why not a Bosphorus, or a 'lake Michigan' bioethics? The answer to such a question depends on the focus one takes on defining 'Mediterranean'? On the one hand one can refer ...
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The International Veterinary Officers Coalition (IVOC) meets annually and this year held its meeting in Sydney, Australia, in May, a few days after the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) conference in Canberra.
Kim Ho Gak - - 2012
International Digestive Endoscopy Network (IDEN) is an international meeting covering scientific subjects of diverse topics about upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasonography, and PB endoscopy. IDEN is organized by Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Korean Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Research Foundation, and took its first step in 2011 in ...
De Maio Antonio - - 2012
The pioneering discovery of the heat shock response by the Italian scientist Ferruccio Ritossa reached maturity this year, 2012. It was 50 years ago that Professor Ritossa, through an extraordinary combination of serendipity, curiosity, knowledge and inspiration, published the first observation that cells could mount very strong transcriptional activity when ...
Møller-Stray J - - 2012
During a 2009 nationwide outbreak of sorbitolfermenting Escherichia coli O157 in Norway, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health was notified of diarrhoea outbreaks in two nurseries. A link to the nationwide outbreak was suspected and investigated, including retrospective cohort studies. Both nurseries had recently visited farms. Faecal specimens were obtained ...
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These abstracts are presented here as prepared by the authors. The accuracy and content of each abstract remain the responsibility of the authors. In the identification number above each abstract, OPL designates an Orthopaedic Section platform presentation.J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2012;42(1):A14-A40.
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These abstracts are presented here as prepared by the authors. The accuracy and content of each abstract remain the responsibility of the authors. In the identification number above each abstract, OPO designates an Orthopaedic Section poster presentation.J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2012;42(1):A60-A113.
Lukes Eileen - - 2011
Much has been written about how to facilitate an effective meeting, but apparently not every meeting facilitator has read the literature because every occupational health nurse has endured a "bad" meeting. Individuals who chair meetings have a responsibility to create meetings that are worthwhile to the attendees; attendees have a ...
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