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Sling Surgery Better Than Burch for Treating Stress Incontinence in Women

...ss urinary incontinence (SUI) in women, a team of urologists and urogynecologists supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that a sling procedure helps more women achieve dryness than the Burch technique. "For the first time, we have a meticulous, relatively long-term comparison of th...

Robotic Surgery May Improve Survival Rate For Prostate Cancer Patients

... Society meeting in Anaheim, Calif., the Jefferson urologists found that performing a laparoscopic radical prost...l margin rate, the researchers said. The Jefferson urologists reviewed the cases of 247 men with clinically localized prostate cancer treated at Thomas Jefferson ...

Panacea Announces the Availability of PC Detect(sm) for Prostate Cancer Screening

...m) will help internists, family practitioners, and urologists better assess the need for a patient to have a prostate biopsy and to identify those likely to have prostate cancer."...

Urologists Begin Clinical Trials on Treatment of Peyronies Disease

...ally certified, results of this study may increase urologists prescription of non-surgical devices for the treatment of mild cases of penile curvature. For Mor Information Please Contact:- Adam Griffin, adam@enlargementworld.com...

No-scalpel Vasectomies by Skilled Surgeons may Speed Recovery

...iland. All eight physicians — general surgeons and urologists — had experience with the standard vasectomy technique and three had experience with the no-scalpel method. Inexperienced surgeons received training in the no-scalpel technique. In this study, men who received no-scalpel vasectomies had less bleed...

Implications of Statin Therapy in Bladder Cancer Patients

...intenance therapy. At the current time, treating urologists and patients should view the available data as inconclusive, at best. This is especially important since patients with bladder cancer commonly use statins, and some reports have documented antiproliferative effects of statins urothelial cancer cell l...

Cryoablation: A New Treatment Option for Some Kidney Tumor Patients

...ome patients, surgery is not an option, and Mayo’s urologists and radiologists collaborated to find alternatives for these individuals. If these patients are frail due to age or illness or are not able to have surgery because of other factors, percutaneous cryoablation may be an option. “This procedure appear...

Lesser the Better- Minimally Invasive Surgery Breakthrough

...an obvious thing,” said Dr. Cadeddu, whose team of urologists and surgeons worked with engineers from UTA’s Automation and Robotics Research Institute and the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center to build the prototype. The system uses a stack of magnets outside the abdomen to attract other magnets attached...

Survival Rate Better In Men Treated For Prostate Cancer Than Who Opt For ‘Wait And Watch’ Approah

...wth of some prostate cancers," she said. However urologists who have treated many men with prostate cancer said – the side effects associated with surgery or radiation therapy are the reason why doctors advise ‘wait and watch’ approach. Although advances in surgical and radiation therapy techniques have re...

Hair-Growth Drug Artificially Lowers Psa Levels in Prostate Cancer Screening

...es for primary-care physicians, dermatologists and urologists to account for the role of finasteride, known as Propecia when used for hair loss, while evaluating PSA results. “It’s not universally known that finasteride lowers PSA levels in younger men who take it for hair growth,” said Dr. Claus Roehrborn, c...

Octogenarians Are Not Too Old for Cancer Surgery

...t (“watchful waiting”). JAMA reported in 2000 that urologists typically offer a radical prostatectomy to patients with more than 10 years of life expectancy, and do not offer this surgical option to patients older than age 70 to 75. Another study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine in 2005, showed...

Alpha-blockers call for modification in cataract surgery

...max, has also sent letters to ophthalmologists and urologists about the possible complications during cataract surgery, according to the spokeswoman for that company, Kate O'Connor. A cataract is a sight-affecting problem. The lens in the eye gets clouded and this increases with age. Cataracts usually begin t...

Misconception on Treatment Options among Prostate Cancer Patients

...enly 'blossoming,' the researchers write. After urologists reviewed the risks and benefits of the treatment options, patients had poor recall of the information they were provided, often confused side effects and treatments, and often said that the side effects had no impact on their treatment decision. Sixt...

Fourth international urogynaecology conference on Jun 16

...ference, which will be attended by gynaecologists, urologists and colorectal surgeons from around the world, will be inaugurated by Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss. (Source: PTI )...

New Hope For Impotent Men - Artificial Penis On The Way

...ructure that makes up the bulk of the penis. The urologists implanted the artificially engineered penises into the rabbits and within a month the animals had resumed mating. The regenerated tissue also showed the same blood pressure during an erection as in normal rabbits. Moreover, the rabbits with the cor...

Safety of soy under suspicion

...t the findings of the study has caused concern and urologists connected with this project are actually advising pregnant women to avoid soya. They added that though the study is not conclusive, it highlighted the need for further research....

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