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The American Journal of Managed Care

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  • J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSCProfessor Department of Urology Queen's University Kingston General Hospital Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Kevin T. McVary, MD, FACSAssociate Professor of Urology Department of Urology Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern School of Medicine Chicago, Illinois
  • Michael P. O'Leary, MD, MPHAssociate Professor of Surgery Department of Surgery Harvard Medical School Senior Surgeon Division of Urology Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts
  • Gary M. Owens, MDVice President, Medical Management and Policy Independence Blue Cross Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Faculty Disclosure

The American Journal of Managed Care

It is the policy of to have all faculty who participate in programssponsored by pharmaceutical companies disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest.

These participants have declared the following affiliations with corporate organizations:

  • Kevin T. McVary, MD, FACSConsultant for/Speaker's bureau for:GlaxoSmithKlineLilly ICOSMerckOrtho-McNeilPfizerSanofi-Aventis
  • J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSCGrant/Research support from:GlaxoSmithKlineMerck Frosst CanadaSanofi-AventisConsultant for:Boehringer IngelheimCanadaGlaxoSmithKline CanadaMerck Frosst CanadaSanofi-Aventis Canada
  • Michael P. O'Leary, MD, MPHGrant/Research support from:GlaxoSmithKlineConsultant for:Boehringer IngelheimSanofi-Aventis
  • Gary M. Owens, MDEmployee of:Independence Blue Cross

The American Journal of Managed Care,

A signed disclosure is on file at the offices of Jamesburg,New Jersey.


This publication was made possible by funding from Boehringer Ingelheim.


The contents of this supplement may include information regarding the use of products that may be inconsistentoutside the approved labeling for these products in the United States. Physicians should note that the use of theseproducts outside current approved labeling is considered experimental and are advised to consult prescribing informationfor these products.