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PSA

Security Industry and Financial Markets Association

Formerly known as the Public Securities Association, a professional organization for banks, broker-dealers, and other organizations that underwrite securities. It serves as a lobbying group and provides education and training to members and non-members. It maintains offices in New York, Washington DC, and London, with affiliated offices in Hong Kong and other locations.
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There has been controversy over PSA screening for a number of years.
Despite decades of clinical research, no clear consensus has emerged on the benefits of PSA screening.
Table 1 presents comparisons of the observed total PSA concentration as a mean percentage (SD) of the expected (theoretical) concentration for 4 concentrations of the 90:10 PSA Stanford/WHO reference standard and the prepared Scripps 90:10 PSA material.
The assays for complexed PSA and free PSA were each able to identify men with prostate cancer with greater specificity than was the test for total PSA, said Carol D.
The avidity of PSA to ACT and AMO following the addition of PSA to blood plasma shows preferential complex formation between PSA and AMG, resulting in a loss of PSA immunoreactivity.
The relatively large survival difference (10 months) seen in patients with a rapid rate of PSA decline is particularly compelling given that patients who experienced a rise in PSA 84 days after starting docetaxel were excluded from PSAHL analysis.
In 1997, the Committee of Investigation on PSA Assay (sponsored by the Japanese Urological Association and the Japanese Society of Laboratory Medicine) carried out a survey of the variability among assays.
Lowering the PSA threshold for proceeding to prostate biopsy would increase the risks of overdiagnosing and overtreating clinically unimportant disease," he said.
The researchers analyzed frozen blood samples taken in the early 1980s--before PSA testing was used for diagnosis--from 430 men who developed prostate cancer over the next decade.
Although the precise function of PSA has never been discovered, it now appears that PSA may form part of the body's defense against cancer.
GlyphWorks replaces PSA Peugeot Citro[R]n's custom software and will be used by over one hundred users at four different PSA Peugeot Citro[R]n sites for overall vehicle durability, fatigue and vibration analysis.