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PSS

abbreviation for progressive systemic sclerosis. See scleroderma.

PSS

Abbreviation for:
painful shoulder syndrome
Panic Symptom Scale
patient scheduling system
Performance Status Scale
personal social services, see there  
physiologic saline solution
Poisoning Severity Score
portosystemic shunt
primary Sjögren syndrome
professional stress scale
progressive systemic sclerosis
psoriasis severity scale
Psychiatric Status Schedule
psychosocial short stature
PTSD Symptom Scale

PSS

Progressive systemic sclerosis, see there.

progressive systemic sclerosis

; PSS systemic disease of autoimmune origin, characterized by hyalinization and fibrosis of dermal and mesodermal collagen; skin becomes indurated and tied down to underlying structures, digital pulps atrophy and ulcerate; strong association with Raynaud's disease or other autoimmunopathies, e.g. renal dysfunction (see scleroderma; sign, Lhermitte's)

PSS

1. porcine stress syndrome.
2. portosystemic shunt.
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Francis Medical Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO commented, "Many of the PSS system enhancements made over the past year have resulted in further reducing my operative time with both open and MIS procedures.
Working with a company as large as PSS further validates our mission and progress as we work to become the leading provider of ambulatory solutions(TM).
On behalf of our client, we have successfully designed and implemented a hospital field force of highly skilled sales representatives with robust consultative and account management proficiency," said PSS President Steve Greco.
With the support of PSS, NitroMed has now completed hiring its sales force management team consisting of veteran managers with an average of 13 years cardiovascular expertise and prior pharmaceutical experience attained at top companies such as Astra Zeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Forest Laboratories.