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March 1, 2017

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Reports on a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project to remove CO2 from the process gas streams of the three hydrogen-manufacturing units which are a part of the Scotford Upgrader infrastructure. The Scotford Upgrader is owned by the Athabasca Oil Sands Project, a joint venture operated by Shell...


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April 9, 2015

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The purpose of this research project is to provide industry and the government of Alberta regulatory agencies with results and key learnings regarding the long-term recovery of native grasslands from industrial disturbance.


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April 30, 2012

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The present report is an update to the November 2010 STE Report: Transarterial Radioembolization for the treatment of Hepatic Neoplasia. The past report assessed the effectiveness of TARE for onsideration as a publically funded health service in Alberta. This update assesses literature published...


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November 1, 2010

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The report reviews the use of transarterial radioembolization (TARE) for the treatment of primary and secondary hepatic neoplasia for the purpose of considering its potential as a publically funded health service in Alberta.


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November 1, 2010

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This assessment considers the evidence on using Level I (in-laboratory polysomnography) versus Level III (ambulatory, in-home) sleep studies for the diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing and specific conditions that fall within this disorder.


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July 22, 2010

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The clinical utility of testing individuals deemed at average risk for vitamin D deficiency has received the attention of the medical community in recent years. The objectives of this literature review were: to outline the specific indications for vitamin D testing as reflected in the literature;...


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March 19, 2010

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Atrial fibrillation, venous thrombosis and thromboembolism are common diseases which require oral anticoagulant therapy (OAT). The current gold-standard method for monitoring the international normalized ratio (INR) is laboratory testing of blood obtained by venepuncture. However, patients may...


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September 1, 2009

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Barrett's esophagus is a benign condition, usually caused by long-term gastroesophageal reflux disease. In some individuals the abnormal Barrett's tissue develops precancerous cells. Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia is associated with a higher risk of developing one type of...


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August 1, 2009

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Early esophageal cancer refers to cancer that has not spread beyond the mucosal lining of the esophagus or to the lymph nodes. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is one of several endoscopic techniques used to treat early stage esophageal cancer. It uses a photosensitizing drug that is activated by light...


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April 1, 2009

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Artificial cervical disc arthroplasty (ACDA) is a surgical procedure that may replace cervical fusion in selected patients suffering from cervical degenerative disc disease. The main outcome of ACDA that sets it apart from fusion is the preservation of the spine mobility. The aim of this report...