Navigation Links
Royal College Issues Revised Guidelines for Face Transplantation

sychological issues that face transplant recipients must confront, including unrealistic expectations, the risk of devastating transplant failure, and the reactions of others to their altered appearance. Face transplantation also entails a host of social issues—including "invasive press interest and publicity," as demonstrated by the French case.

The panel reiterate their concerns about the ethical aspects of face transplantation, including the difficulty of obtaining valid patient consent when the risks of the operation are simply unknown—the "Catch-22" of needing to proceed with research in order properly to establish the risk of an experimental procedure.

To address these concerns and provide protections for patients, the report lists recommended standards for any surgical team contemplating a facial transplant procedure. Of course, the surgeons and hospital must have the skill and ability to provide optimal surgical and medical care. There must be set procedures for patient selection, as well as for presenting the risks in a way that allows patients to make a true informed decision.

Expert psychological care must be provided for patients before and after transplantation—including arrangements for long-term psychological support, whether the procedure is a success or failure. The guidelines also call for care and support for family members of both the transplant donor and recipient.

Adequate long-term funding for all aspects of care must be provided, without compromising care for other patients in need. The recommendations also address concerns about the availability of independent experts, who should be included on the review committees that will consider applications for facial transplant procedures. "If all of these requirements are met, review committees might reasonably take the view that individual patients may proceed with facial transplantation in an appropriately regulated research setting," the Working Pa
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. A Royal Flush And A White Elephant
2. Nursing A Threat : NHS Nurses May Stage A Royal Protest
3. Sandwich Royale, Adorns Shelves of Selfridges in London
4. Royal Highland Show Cancelled Over Bird Flu Fears
5. Muhammad Ali In Battle Royale With Obesity
6. Royal Brompton Hospital Finds A New Technique To Detect Child Heart Killer
7. Grant of $7 million for Orissa Medical College from Japan
8. Orissa To Get New Medical Colleges Soon
9. Kottayam Medical College To be Upgraded
10. Kasturba Medical College Organizes CME- Orth 2005 From 4th To 6th November
11. Disadvantaged Students May Not Go In For College Education
Post Your Comments:
(Date:9/16/2014)... 15, 2014 For patients with locally advanced pancreatic ... radiation (SABR) may be a promising treatment option, ... not otherwise be an option, according to research ... Oncology,s (ASTRO,s) 56th Annual Meeting. , Surgery is ... pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA), the most common type ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Beginning October ... adding a new service offering for its clients who book ... to the volume of business they buy. Most recurring ... during the work week, but others include clients whose ... pet sitter on a daily basis. The ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Brightree® , the leading ... software solutions for the post-acute care industry, today ... of Brightree HME , serving home medical ... well as home infusion pharmacies. The release includes ... purchasing, document management and electronic eligibility checking all ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Synergy Research ... comprehensive report gives the best detail and analysis of ... pulled from a variety of sources, including Ministry of ... Orange Paper will give readers actionable intelligence on clinical ... Paper is relied on by the local and international ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Valley Cellars and company owner Jay Rosen are featured ... This feature is part of the private cellars section ... company as a whole. , Washington Valley Cellars has ... wine storage solutions for their clients for over 15 ... across the country, especially in New York, New Jersey, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chemotherapy and SABR consecutively may be promising treatment option for advanced pancreatic cancer 2Health News:Chemotherapy and SABR consecutively may be promising treatment option for advanced pancreatic cancer 3Health News:Chemotherapy and SABR consecutively may be promising treatment option for advanced pancreatic cancer 4Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 2Health News:Dallas-based Park Cities Pet Sitter Introduces New 15-Minute Visit for Clients on Recurring Visit Schedules. 3Health News:Brightree Announces Availability of Latest Release 2Health News:Brightree Announces Availability of Latest Release 3Health News:Brightree Announces Availability of Latest Release 4Health News:Synergy Research Group Debuts Ukraine Orange Paper 2Health News:Washington Valley Cellars Featured in September Issue of Wine Spectator 2
... , ... Disease Foundation (VDF) is seeking nominations for the 2010 President’s Awards, which recognize those ... disease or have assisted the Foundation in accomplishing its mission in various categories. The ... ...
... ... this health observance day, VIP Smiles, owned by celebrity dentist Dr. Catrise Austin ... Street location by appointment from June 21st - June 28th, 2010. VIP Smiles ... offer the OraQuick ADVANCE® Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, which can be administered orally ...
... By combining two relatively inexpensive technologies based on sound and ... women undergo breast biopsies for suspicious lesions. Results of the ... edition and the August print issue of Radiology . ... the potential of diffuse optical tomography in the near infrared ...
... realize international health goals aiming to improve maternal health, ... is crucial. In an editorial published this week entitled ... editors argue that action on maternal health must ... much as it does access to basic medical care. ...
... appendages such as hair, nails, sweat glands and mammary ... the United States, according to a report in the ... of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Cutaneous appendageal carcinomas are ... diverse differentiation that frequently present a diagnostic challenge," the ...
... A new study in the journal Respirology ... acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience ... an increased risk of death, compared to those without ... due to impairment of immune responses. Researchers led by ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nominations Wanted for Vascular Disease Foundation President's Awards 2Health News:June 27th Is National HIV Testing Day-New York Celebrity Dentist Offers Free Oral Rapid HIV Testing In the Dental Office 2Health News:June 27th Is National HIV Testing Day-New York Celebrity Dentist Offers Free Oral Rapid HIV Testing In the Dental Office 3Health News:Noninvasive combination technique may reduce number of breast biopsies 2Health News:Cancers of sweat glands, other skin-related structures may be increasing in United States 2
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 CorMedix ... focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for ... infectious diseases, announces the amendment and restatement of ... preferred stock and related warrants, as well as ... stock and warrant financing, to remove anti-dilution, price ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 16, 2014  DNAtrix, Inc., experts in oncolytic ... was treated with the company,s lead product, DNX-2401, ... a randomized, multicenter, open-label Phase Ib study for ... collaboration with leading neurosurgeons and neuro-oncologists in the ... our randomized Phase Ib study of DNX-2401 at ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Sept. 16, 2014 Henry Schein, Inc. ... provider of health care products and services to ... today that Stanley M. Bergman, Henry Schein,s Chairman of the ... a healthcare services panel at the Leerink Partners ... will be Dr. Stohler, Dean of Columbia University,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 2CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 3DNAtrix Announces Treatment Of First Patient With DNX-2401 In Recurrent Glioblastoma Trial 2Henry Schein To Present At The Leerink Partners Services Roundtable 2
... March 28, 2012   Novus Scientific, manufacturer ... the world,s first long-term resorbable (100% absorbable) synthetic mesh, ... data gathered by the Division of Plastic Reconstructive and ... pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap is a ...
... March 28, 2012  Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its parent ... and certain states a total of $2.8 million to ... LLP that alleged Hawthorn falsely marketed unapproved prescription drugs ... government health care programs. An even bigger ...
Cached Medicine Technology:12 Month TRAM Data Collated Using TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh in a Randomized Controlled Study Presented at MAPACS 2012 212 Month TRAM Data Collated Using TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh in a Randomized Controlled Study Presented at MAPACS 2012 3Whistleblower Comments on Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals' $2.8 Million Settlement of His Medicaid Fraud Qui Tam Case 2Whistleblower Comments on Hawthorn Pharmaceuticals' $2.8 Million Settlement of His Medicaid Fraud Qui Tam Case 3
Nidek offers 3-Dx/F Digital stereo camera to provide a complete and comprehensive digital imaging platform....
Eye Q PRO is the optimum choice for ophthalmologists and clinicians specializing in advanced pathology and research....
Nidek LM-990A accomplishes precise measurement, quick response and easy operation....
... is a diversified wide-angle fundus ... ICG (optional) with various magnifications, ... the market), 40 degrees for ... picture and 30 degrees for ...
Medicine Products: