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atypical measles syndrome (AMS)

a form of measles (rubeola) reported in persons immunized with a killed measles vaccine used in the United States from 1962 to 1967 and in Canada until 1970. Immunization with inactivated measles virus does not provide immunity and can sensitize the patient to the virus, resulting in an alteration of the disease. Symptoms differ from those of typical measles, beginning with a sudden high fever, headache, abdominal pain, and coughing. The measles rash may appear only 1 or 2 days later, usually starting on the hands and feet, rather than the head and neck. The infection may be complicated by edema of the extremities and pneumonia.

AMS

Abbreviation for:
abortus, melitensis, suis (species of Brucella)
acute maxillary sinusitis
acute mountain sickness
advanced medical systems
alphamethylstyrene
altered mental status
ammonium sulphonate
amylase
antimacrophage serum (obsolete)
Army Medical Services (Medspeak-UK)
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases database (NIH)
aseptic meningitis syndrome
Association of Medical Secretaries (Medspeak-UK)
Association of Military Surgeons
atypical measles syndrome
auditory memory span (physiology)
automated multiphasic screening

AMS

1. Acute maxillary sinusitis. See Sinusitis.

AMS

Abbrev. for Army Medical Services.

AMS

α-amylase. See amylase.
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The management team, the board and I all look forward to the insights that both Verne and Bob will add to AMS.
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The Lynguent team has outstanding expertise that enables it to deliver technology to minimize the bottlenecks in today's AMS development processes.
Customers use Lynguent tools and services to create, maintain, reuse, debug, and validate AMS models and related technology to accelerate time-to-market for a wide range of state-of-the-art ICs and electronic systems.
Statements about AMS' market opportunities, future Laserscope products, sales and financial results of Laserscope products and the combined business are also forward-looking statements subject to risks and uncertainties such as the timing and success of new product introduction including but not limited to the GreenLight(TM) HPS system; successful integration of Laserscope into our business; physician acceptance, endorsement, and use of AMS and Laserscope products; regulatory matters; competitor activities; changes in and adoption of reimbursement rates; potential product recalls and other risks and uncertainties described in AMS' and Laserscope's Annual Reports on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and their other SEC filings.
Emerson, President and CEO of American Medical Systems, commented, "The acquisition of Laserscope represents a truly strategic investment for AMS.
We believe the acquisition of Laserscope by AMS will further expand AMS' reputation as a leading urological products company.
Through the acquisition of Laserscope, AMS will be committed to providing a range of therapy solutions for BPH patients.
The transaction is expected to be accretive to AMS earnings per share in 2008 and beyond.
served as financial advisor to AMS and provided a fairness opinion to the Company's Board of Directors.