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Shaw David D Department of Health, Ethics and Society, Research School GROW, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of - - 2014
New techniques in regenerative medicine may soon enable the creation of human organs inside animals using induced pluripotent stem cells. This technology has the potential to solve the organ scarcity problem by providing a limitless source of personalised organs for transplantation, but also raises several ethical issues, particularly concerning animal ...
Farkas Daniel H DH Sequenom Laboratories, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, - - 2014
This Guest Editorial celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Molecular Pathology.
King Glenn F - - 2014
Interview by Hannah Coaker (Commissioning Editor, Future Science Group). Glenn King secured a PhD from the University of Sydney before doing his postdoctoral studies at the University of Oxford. After academic stints at the University of Sydney and the University of Connecticut Health Center, he joined the Institute for Molecular ...
Saraf Smriti S St Georges, University of London, London, - - 2014
Management of dyslipidaemia is crucial for the reduction in the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the population. Optimum control of this risk factor in both primary and secondary care will not only help reduce cardiovascular disease, but also help reduce long-term healthcare costs for hospital stays, clinic visits and ...
Lassen Jens Flensted JF Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Aarhus, - - 2014
The European Bifurcation Club (EBC) is an independent, non-political and informal "think tank" of scientists with a particular interest in clinical, technical and fundamental aspects of the management of coronary artery bifurcation disease. Bifurcations account for 15-20% of all percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) and remain one of the most challenging ...
Griz Luiz L Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases, Agamenon Magalhães Hospital, University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, - - 2014
To conduct a literature review on the diagnosis and management of Paget's disease of bone. This scientific statement was generated by a request from the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB) to the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (SBEM) as part of its Clinical Practice Guidelines program. Articles were identified by ...
Millon Theodore - - 2012
Further thoughts on the Invisible College/DSM embarrassment are briefly described. How we got into this mess is noted. So too, is a suggestion as to where we should go from here.
Saxena Pikee - - 2012
Surrogacy refers to a contract in which a woman carries a pregnancy "for" another couple. Number of infertile couples from all over the World approach India where commercial surrogacy is legal. Although this arrangement appears to be beneficial for all parties concerned,there are certain delicate issues which need to be ...
Ellis Harold - - 2012
An interesting exercise in looking back into the past is to read the reports of the large national and international conferences of former times. This article goes back half a century, to the annual British Medical Association meeting, which was held in Belfast in July of 1962.
Kotalik Jaro - - 2012
To help family physicians achieve an ethical balance in their opioid prescribing practices. MEDLINE was searched for English-language articles published between 1985 and 2011. Most available evidence was level III. It is essential to follow practice guidelines when prescribing opioids, except when another course of action is demonstrably justified. In ...
Romero Roberto - - 2012
This article has been withdrawn at the request of the author(s) and/or editor. The Publisher apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. The full Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal can be found at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/withdrawalpolicy.
Shaul Donald B - - 2011
This is the report of the 44th Annual meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons held in Cancun, Mexico, April 10-14, 2011.
Brown T C K - - 2011
In 1984, David Steward (in Figure 1, front row) and Seizo Iwai (Figure 2) organized a meeting of pediatric anesthetists in Manila during the World Congress of Anesthesiologists. Following the meeting, there was a dinner at which John Zorab, then Secretary of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA), told the ...
Toker A - - 2011
Toker A, Salzer L. Pediatric liver transplantation - Ethical dilemmas in a disabled patient. Pediatr Transplantation 2011. © 2011 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Abstract:  Allocation of medical resources, especially resources with absolute scarcity such as organs for transplant, is a difficult task. Medical, surgical, and ethical considerations should be ...
Jakubowitz Melissa - - 2011
Building a successful pediatric private practice requires clinical expertise and an understanding of the business process, as well as familiarity with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics. This article provides an overview of the ethical issues that may be encountered when building a practice, including a look at marketing ...
Klein Michelle - - 2011
Clinical guidelines and consensus statements serve to summarize and organize current knowledge on diverse subjects and provide practical guidelines for proper clinical management. Recommendations should be based on research and evidence derived from appropriate sources. In 2008, more than 20 consensus statements were published in the pediatric literature alone. This ...
Watson Alan R - - 2011
The transfer of young patients from pediatric to adult renal care takes place after a transition process which involves both sides. It is important that it is individualized for each young person, focusing on self-management skills as well as assessing support structures. The consensus statement has been developed by the ...
Krengel Sven - - 2011
An unconventional symposium on the subject of pathogenetic, clinical, and therapeutic aspects of large and giant congenital melanocytic nevi and neurocutaneous melanocytosis, was held at the University of Tübingen, Germany, on May 6-7, 2011. Exchanges were made between physicians from a wide range of clinical disciplines, including pathology, dermatology, plastic ...
Dingemann J - - 2011
INTRODUCTION: Medical research involving human subjects must follow ethical standards as outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association. The 3 journals J Ped Surg, Eur J Pediatr Surg and Pediatr Surg Int all require authors' statements regarding ethical approval and the patient or guardian informed consent ...
Puligandla Pramod S - - 2011
This is a report of the 42nd annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons.
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Many variations in oocyte and embryo grading make inter-laboratory comparisons extremely difficult. This paper reports the proceedings of an international consensus meeting on oocyte and embryo morphology assessment. Background presentations about current practice were given. The expert panel developed a set of consensus points to define the minimum criteria for ...
Alpha Scientists In Reproductive Medicine And Eshre Special Interest Group - - 2011
This paper reports the proceedings of an international consensus meeting on oocyte and embryo morphology assessment. Following background presentations about current practice, the expert panel developed a set of consensus points to define the minimum criteria for oocyte and embryo morphology assessment. It is expected that the definition of common ...
Fletcher Horace - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To determine the stance of providers in Jamaica regarding the suggested change in abortion law and proposal to train providers. METHODS: A face-to-face anonymous survey of 35 obstetrician-gynecologists (Obs) and 228 general practitioners (GPs) in Kingston was used to assess knowledge, opinions and practice. RESULTS: Demand for abortion was ...
Muller John F - - 2011
In this Article, I advance a new frame through which to organize discourse on disability and the law: the notion of ambivalence. I make two claims, one descriptive and one normative. Descriptively, I argue that ambivalence pervades encounters with disability. Disability attracts because it is a force that makes us ...
Duthie Katherine - - 2011
Objectives: The aim of this study was to critically examine the current guidance for conducting ethics analysis in health technology assessment (HTA) and to offer recommendations for how to improve this practice.Methods: MEDLINE, Philosopher's Index, and Google Scholar were searched for articles and reports using the keywords "ethics" and "health ...
Davis Michael - - 2012
Under a grant from the National Science Foundation, the authors (and others) undertook to integrate ethics into graduate engineering classes at three universities-and to assess success in a way allowing comparison across classes (and institutions). This paper describes the attempt to carry out that assessment. Standard methods of assessment turned ...
Clark Gary G - - 2010
The 20th Annual Latin American Symposium presented by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) was held as part of the 76th Annual Meeting in Lexington, KY, in March 2010. The principal objective, as for the previous 19 symposia, was to promote participation in the AMCA by vector control specialists, public ...
Myers Robert P - - 2010
PREFACE: We are heartily grateful for the warm support of all of the people concerned, including the moderators and panelists of both societies for giving us the opportunity to hold the 5(th) American Urological Association/Japanese Urological Association (AUA/JUA) International Affiliate Society Meeting, held once again at the 105th Annual Meeting ...
Sharp Warren D - - 2010
In Polynesia, the complex Society Islands chiefdoms constructed elaborate temples (marae), some of which reached monumental proportions and were associated with human sacrifice in the 'Oro cult. We investigated the development of temples on Mo'orea Island by 230Th/U dating of corals used as architectural elements (facing veneers, cut-and-dressed blocks, and ...
Alexandroff A B - - 2010
This is a synopsis of the significant research and clinical papers presented at the British Association of Dermatologists meeting held during 7-10 July 2009 in Glasgow, U.K. The conference and satellite symposia highlighted the recent biological, epidemiological and therapeutic advances in dermatology. This report is not meant as a substitute ...
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Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA) Danish Wound Healing Society (SAAR) European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS) European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Wound Management Association of Ireland (WMAI) Associazione Italiana Ulcere Cutenee onlus (AIUC) (Italian Association for Cutaneous Ulcers) Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa (WHASA) ...
Meyers Philip M - - 2010
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan. According to the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, there are now 750,000 new strokes that occur each year, resulting in 200,000 deaths, or 1 of every 16 deaths, per year in the ...
Crane Genevieve M - - 2010
PURPOSE: We conducted an extensive search to learn more about Ramon Guiteras, the founder of the American Urological Association. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Scientific publications, newspaper articles, and historical documents and texts were reviewed. Institutions and organizations of which Ramon Guiteras was a member were contacted. RESULTS: Guiteras' career peaked at ...
Brubaker Scott A - - 2010
The 32nd annual meeting of the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) was highly praised by its participants and was the largest attended meeting in the AATB's history. Highlights included a record number of candidates taking the examination to become a certified tissue banking specialist (CTBS) and the acceptance of ...
Warwick Ruth M - - 2010
The 17th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Tissue Banks (EATB) was held in Edinburgh in November 2008 together with the British Association for Tissue Banking (BATB) and received excellent evaluation by its participants. The meeting included, for the first time, a cardiovascular symposium co-organised by EATB and BATB ...
Bright Jonathan - - 2010
The American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2009 meeting held in Orlando, FL, USA included topics covering new treatments for cardiovascular disease. This conference report highlights selected presentations on stem cell treatments for ischemia, treatments for hypertension and atherosclerosis, and LDL-lowering compounds.
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Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan. According to the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, there are now 750,000 new strokes that occur each year, resulting in 200,000 deaths, or 1 of every 16 deaths, per year in the ...
Cosić G - - 2010
Since June 2010, incidence of aseptic meningitis has increased in Novi Sad, Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Serbia. From 2 June to 25 July 2010, 80 cases of aseptic meningitis were notified, with an incidence rate ranging from 10 to 366 per 100,000 population in different local communities. The majority of ...
Martin Bradford D - - 2010
Almost 12 years since the publishing of Terminologia Anatomica (TA) by the Federative Committee on Anatomical Terminology (FCAT), there has yet to be a unified adoption of FCAT-recommended anatomical terms by North American anatomists. A survey was sent to members of the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) to compare ...
Bright Jonathan - - 2010
The American Heart Association (AHA) 2009 meeting held in Orlando, FL, USA included topics covering new developments in the field of cardiovascular disease. This conference report highlights selected presentations on translational science, cardiovascular disease genomics and the US healthcare reform.
Orringer Mark B - - 2009
Richard Anderson epitomized the best of the specialty of cardiothoracic surgery. A superb technical surgeon, he spent the majority of his career at the Virginia Mason Clinic in Seattle where he headed a highly regarded cardiac surgery program. His no nonsense work ethic and integrity were widely respected and resulted ...
Meyers Philip M - - 2009
Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan. According to the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, 750,000 new strokes occur each year, resulting in 200,000 deaths (or 1 of every 16 deaths) per year in the United States alone. Endovascular ...
Godoy Ricardo - - 2010
Among adults of industrial nations, growth stunting (<-2 SD height Z score) is associated with worse indicators of adult well-being (e.g., income). Does adult stunting also inflict private costs in traditional societies? Adult stunting penalties or height premiums might only emerge when traditional societies modernize. Here we estimate the association ...
Connelly C Roxanne - - 2009
Chester Lamar Meek (1944-2000), 2009 AMCA Memorial Lecture Honoree, was husband to Sharon Kay Meek, father of Bradley Lamar and Jody Keith, and a member of the faculty of Louisiana State University for 25 years when he passed away on June 27, 2000, while conducting field research on mosquitoes in ...
Gordon Duncan A - - 2009
Introduction: The 64th Annual Meeting and the 17th Winter Workshop of The Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) was held at the Delta Lodge, Kananaskis, Alberta, February 18-21, 2009. The Program consisted of presentations covering original research, symposia, workshops, poster sessions, the Royal College debate, the Dunlop-Dotteridge Lecture, and special awards and ...
Cooperberg Matthew R - - 2009
We are heartily grateful for the warm support of all of the people concerned, including the moderators and panelists of both societies for giving us the opportunity to hold the 4th American Urological Association/Japanese Urological Association (AUA/JUA) Joint Meeting, held once again at the 104th Annual Meeting of the American ...
Wilson Donald A DA Nathan Kline Institute and New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA. - - 2009
The 31st Annual Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS) met in Sarasota, Florida April 22-26, 2009, attracting approximately 600 registrants and nearly 400 abstracts. In addition to poster and platform presentations, the program offered symposia, special lectures, and various National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored workshops, including one on computational approaches to ...
Anton Barry S - - 2009
These minutes are the official record of the actions of the Association taken during the year by both the Board of Directors (the Board) and the Council of Representatives (Council). The roll of representatives was called at each Council meeting, and more than a quorum answered to their names. Reference ...
Pop George H - - 2009
PURPOSE: We determined the rate of duplicate research presentations at recent American Urological Association and European Urological Association annual meetings. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We cross-referenced all clinical research presentations related to prostate cancer presented at the 2006 American Urological Association and European Urological Association annual meetings with those presented at ...
Barillari G - - 2009
Most patients undergoing neurosurgery are considered at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). Several studies have demonstrate that intracranial surgery, malignancy, leg weakness, prolonged procedures and advanced age can to increase VTE. Use of thromboprophylaxis is recommended to avoid this risk. Low molecular weight heparin (LMWH), low dose unfractionated heparin ...
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