Navigation Links
EAU to release policy statement on live surgery ethics

During the final day of the 28th Annual EAU Congress, which will take place on 15-19 March 2013 in Milan, the European Association of Urology will release its official policy statement on live surgery ethics. The statement and accompanying commentary will be delivered by Mr. Keith Parsons (Liverpool, UK), who chairs the EAU Guidelines Office and is a member of the working panel which was tasked with formulating the policy.

Chaired by Prof. Walter Artibani, EAU Executive Member Science, the live surgery working panel has been developing the policy since March 2012.

The presentation is scheduled for the final session in the scientific programme of the event, which will include some of the most pressing discussions and late breaking news lectures.

Mr. Parsons says that this initiative was prompted when it became evident that various societies worldwide were abandoning live surgical events.

"The discussion also arose from the fact that the EAU and its sections remain of the view that live surgery can be a very useful tool for the propagation of surgical ideas and techniques, and for the dissemination of information," he explained.

"The main goal of such policy is for the EAU to be able to ensure that every possible effort is taken at every stage of a live surgery event to make the procedure safe for the patients. It is also to make sure that many other issues - which might in the exuberance of wanting to put on a good demonstration be overlooked, have sufficient regard taken of them".

Mr. Parsons emphasised that the policy is not the end goal of the initiative, albeit a vital step. The group will continue to work on a number of long-term objectives.

First of all, they aim to develop a mechanism that will ensure a uniformity of approach in all EAU-approved live surgery events.

Secondly, a cumulative database will be populated to give concrete evidence about the outcomes and complications of live surgery, which in a structured way will be compared with procedures that are not performed under such circumstances.

"It is very important that we test our hypothesis that live surgical events do deliver what we intuitively think they do - in terms of educational value, and that the safety of the patients is not in any way compromised," stressed Mr. Parsons, who will fully outline the policy statement during the session, and explain its various implications on the work of the EAU.

Contact: Ms Ivanka Moerkerken
European Association of Urology

Related medicine news :

1. Pixel Film Studios Releases ProDust Composite Footage Package for Final Cut Pro X
2. WriteResult Releases White Paper on Utilizing Digital Pen for ePRO
3. Zion Health Announces Release of New Line of Home Remedies: Kanwa Whole Body Detox teas for Stomach Pain, Ulcers, and Skin Allergies Now available at Bee Health E in Doug
4. The Woman Men Adore... And Never Want To Leave: Review Examining Bob Grant's Magnum Opus Released By
5. Zippy Rolling Ball Therapy Announces Two New Prototype Designs Released for Full Evaluation
6. Pozzuolo Rodden, P.C., Philadelphia Business Planning Attorneys, Announce the Release of "IRS Reaffirms Its Commitment To Expand The Audits Of High Net Worth Individuals"
7. Specific warning signs of complications in colorectal surgical patients released
8. "Find Your Friggin' Joy" by Belinda Farrell - Book Release - Inspiring Relief from Trauma, Disease and Family Pains on Dr. Carol Francis Radio Talk Show Today
9. Medication Management Company Releases Compact Dispenser
10. Atlanta Residential Cleaning Company Releases Valentine’s Day Specials
11. Turbulence Training: Review Examining Craig Ballantyne's Fitness Program Released By
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The ... and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, ... and helped advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy and ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Inevitably when people think Thanksgiving, they also think Holiday sales ... Black Friday and Cyber Monday massage chair sales to receive the best ... low to find the best massage chair deals, they can see all of the ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... PRMA Plastic Surgery is updating their record books yet again with an ... breast reconstruction surgery! , “What an accomplishment for the PRMA team, says Dr. ... an honor to have served all of these women.” , PRMA is one of ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Additional breast cancers ... on mammography, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers ... mammography may necessitate a change in treatment. , Breast MRI is the most ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 25, 2015 , ... TyloHelo Inc , North America’s ... Sauna accessories help improve the bather experience in the sauna, and the accessories ... the purist looking for simplicity in design to accessories that encourage a greater ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... the addition of the "2016 Future ... Drugs of Abuse Testing Market: Supplier Shares, ... report to their offering. --> ... of the "2016 Future Horizons and ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , November 26, 2015 ... of the "Self Administration of High Viscosity ... ) has announced the addition of ... report to their offering. --> ... the addition of the "Self Administration of ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... total global healthcare industry is expected to grow at a ... has the highest projected growth at 12.7%, and ... ), is second with growth projected at 11.5%. ... In 2013-2014, total government funded healthcare was nearly 68%. Federal ... in 2013-2014. In real terms, out of pocket expenditure increased ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: