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New Article Finds Fault With Pediatric Organization’s Support for Circumcision, Provoking a Formal Response
Date:3/16/2013

s pediatric care to be based only on the needs of the patient. Non-therapeutic circumcision is incompatible with widely accepted ground rules for surgical intervention in minors.”

Dr. Van Howe, a Clinical Professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, said, “When physicians decide whether to do a procedure, they must, and normally do, exclude from their medical decisions non-medical factors regarding the parents’ culture. Contrary to what the AAP suggests, doctors are not cultural brokers. Their duty is promoting and protecting the health of their patients, not following practices lacking a solid ethical and medical foundation.”

Svoboda and Van Howe write that the AAP report suffers from being two-and-a-half years out of date at the time of its publication. They note that the last literature search was performed in April 2010 for a report published in August 2012. Svoboda and Van Howe write that studies that suggest benefits for circumcision appear in the technical report while at least one hundred studies that fail to support a benefit or that find detrimental effects of circumcision are left out. The authors add that the AAP also cherry-picks information from within the articles it cites, selecting bits of language out of context that lend support to its position while often ignoring contradictory data.

Svoboda commented, “The response to our article by the AAP Task Force calls for avoiding an ideological agenda. When European authorities agree that cultural bias rather than scientific fact is driving the AAP’s position, I would suggest that our only agenda is ethical and medically sound care for infants and young children. The AAP fails to raise any substantive argument pointing to either evidence or reasoning about which we are mistaken.”

The AAP itself concedes, Svoboda and Van Howe write, that the there are vast differences between HIV transmission to adults in Africa and to children in the US. In Africa, the
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