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Verathon(R) Introduces BladderScan(R) BVM 9500 Bladder Volume Instrument To Help Urologists Diagnose Bladder Dysfunction

BOTHELL, Wash., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon(R) is pleased to announce the new BladderScan(R) BVM 9500 bladder volume instrument. Designed with Urologists in mind, the BVM 9500 measures both UEBW (ultrasound-estimated bladder weight) and bladder volume quickly and noninvasively to help diag...

AUA 2008: Access to urologists and prostate cancer screenings lead to better outcomes for patients

ORLANDO, FL, May 21, 2008Men with greater access to prostate cancer screenings and treatment have better outcomes from the disease, a new study shows. Urologist population density was directly related to increased numbers of screening programs and decreased mortality rates from the disease. Today,...

Innovative New Program Offers Free Online Services to Urologists

Urologychannel.com , a leader in patient education information and marketing services for urologists since 1998 announces the launch of its Online Marketing Center (OMC). The new Center offers free services to help urologists maximize their ability to use the Internet to educate patients and imp...

World Firsts by Cleveland Clinic Urologists

Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures through the Belly Button: Scar-Free Surgery CLEVELAND, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic urologists recently performed a series of ground-breaking single-port surgeries: laparoscopic nephrectomy (entire kidney removal), b...

Surveyed Oncologists Expect to Prescribe Provenge to about Half of Their Prostate Cancer Patients if the Vaccine is Approved

...ds that three-quarters of surveyed oncologists and urologists consider Provenge a major breakthrough in the trea...state cancer. Additionally, 89 percent of surveyed urologists expect to prescribe Provenge for prostate cancer. ...a is based on a U.S. survey of 70 oncologists, 71 urologists and 20 MCO pharmacy directors. Their responses wer...

Brookhaven Lab and Hybridyne Imaging Technologies Inc., win R&D 100 award

...that drives the novel system. Using this new technology, the working distance between the imaging system and the prostate gland is minimized, allowing urologists to obtain better images with a smaller amount of injected radioactive tracer, compared to conventional nuclear medical systems. "This project has b...

meridianEMR Completes Surescripts(R) Certification

...services all meridianEMR clients through a private, highly secure, real time data exchange network. meridianEMR has a user base of over 600 practicing urologists nationwide composed of a wide range of practice sizes. meridianEMR has had an over 99% success rate in its EMR solution installations. Along with Urol...

New impact factor of European Urology underlines journal's outstanding position

...rological forum for over 20 years and is currently read by more than 15,000 urologists across the globe," Prof. Francesco Montorsi, Editor-in-Chief, points out. ... in order to provide the best clinical guidance, research and education for urologists across Europe and around the world. Recently, European Urology has introd...

AUA Foundation names the 2009 Astellas Rising Stars in Urology award winners

...ogy Award provides up to five years of funding, on an escalating basis, for additional salary support. It encourages and supports the careers of young urologists who are making a long-term commitment to urologic research. Applicants to this award have already demonstrated the potential and desire to become inde...

Jennifer Dodson, M.D., named 2009 AUA Foundation/NIDDK/NCI Surgeon-Scientist Award winner

...honored to support this young researcher in this critical field of study." The Surgeon-Scientist Award encourages and supports the careers of young urologists who are making a long-term commitment to focus on urologic research by providing supplemental salary support for up to five years. Applicants to this...
Urologists in Medical Technology

Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals Sign Licensing Agreement for Urocidin(TM)

...zed in the surface layers of the bladder that has not yet spread into the deeper muscle layer. This form of bladder cancer is treated predominantly by urologists using surgical resection and intravesical infusion therapy. Urocidin is an intravesical infusion therapy, administered via trans-urethral catheter i...

Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis

...r chronic urticaria (hives). Hubbard and Smith are collaborating on a more formal study of the link. One goal is to find a marker that will help urologists decide which patients may benefit from allergy testing and treatment. Like many urologists, Hubbard uses cystoscopy and hydrodistention under anesthes...

BioCis Pharma Starts a Phase I Clinical Trial With a New Cancer Drug

...n-invasive form of the cancer, where the malignancy is typically found in the surface layers of the bladder. Non-invasive bladder cancer is treated by urologists using local surgery and intravesical drug therapy administered directly into the bladder. Existing drug therapies often have undesirable side effects ...

RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) Provides Rapid and Sustained Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Symptom Relief in as Little as Three Days

...sin) is a fast acting, effective and safe treatment for the signs and symptoms associated with BPH." BPH is the number one reason patients visit urologists and is characterized by urination problems, including decreased urine flow, more frequent urination and nocturia. Clinical Trial Results Th...

Investigational Genetic Test May Help Address Common Problems in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

...obe's (Nasdaq: GPRO ) investigational test for the highly specific prostate cancer gene PCA3 may help address some of the well-known challenges that urologists face when diagnosing prostate cancer, such as accurately identifying potentially aggressive cancers while minimizing "false positive" results that can...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

...ing tumors or do not have any other option, said Georgiades. "There may be a bias in the medical community -- among surgeons, primary care doctors and urologists -- that cryoablation works only for certain patients with small tumors. This is not the case," emphasized Georgiades. "Traditionally, laparoscop...

Uroplasty Highlights Results From Clinical Study on Macroplastique(R) for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

...t of the study is available at: http://www.jurology.com/article/S0022-5347(08)02452-X/abstract "I am pleased to have collaborated with leading urologists and Urogynecologists throughout North American in conducting this study of Macroplastique," said Gamal Ghoniem, MD, Head, section of Voiding Dysfuncti...

Focal Cryoablation Highlighted in Urology Times Best of AUA Orlando 2008

...stCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ), an innovative medical device company focused on the development of minimally invasive technologies used by urologists and interventional radiologists for tissue and tumor ablation, announced today that focal cryoablation was highlighted as having "low morbidity" in th...

Watson Announces Positive Data for Its New Investigational Products for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Overactive Bladder

...a pharmacokinetic study of oxybutynin chloride topical gel (OTG), an investigational product for overactive bladder. "Watson is committed to helping urologists offer their patients the highest standard of care through providing novel treatments that continually address areas of urology with limited therapeuti...

Uroplasty Highlights Clinical Results From a Study of the Urgent(R) PC Neuromodulation System

...ng the urinary symptoms often associated with overactive bladder," said Dave Kaysen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Uroplasty, Inc. "Leading urologists across the country have been adding PTNS to their armamentarium for OAB treatment, reporting excellent outcomes and high patient satisfaction. We are ...
Urologists in Medical Products

Intra Operative "Cysto" Suite

Description:... HealthTronics is a quite simply the most versatile urology table available today. A technological leap forward in design and functionality, built for urologists by urologists, the UroVantage offers unmatched functionality and versatility in a urology table....
Company:HealthTronics

Shockwave Lithotripsy Laser U100Plus

Description:...tential of the U100Plus and the possibility to set different energy levels as well as single and dual pulses with frequencies of up to 20 Hz, provides urologists with an extremely universal, highly efficient, and with that also very economically to operate lithotripsy system....
Company:W.O.M. WORLD OF MEDICINE USA, Inc.

UroChart™ EMR

Description:... Written specifically for urologists by a urologist, this EMR software utilizes touch screen technology to streamline your workflow and virtually eliminate the use of a cumbersome mouse. ...
Company:Intuitive Medical

Charting Plus Electronic Health Record

Description:... The MediNotes Content Department has worked extensively with practicing urologists to produce a comprehensive medical content library and exam templates for the most commonly seen encounters. Charting Plus is one of the most flexible...
Company:Micro Development Services, Inc.

Vacurect

Description:...ated benefits. In fact, Vacuum Therapy should be used as a daily exercise to prevent atrophy and to promote penile health. Evidence from leading urologists promotes the idea that this treatment improves penile health by restoring adequate blood flow and revitalizing vascular tissues. The Vacurect is very ...
Company:Bonro Medical, Inc.

CST-2000 Flexible Cystoscope System

Description:... The innovative CST-2000 Flexible Cystoscope System using EndoSheath Technology introduces a unique and efficient solution for urologists in both their hospitals and private clinic settings. Using the CST-2000 flexible cystoscope with the sterile, protective sheath eliminates the "idle-t...
Company:Vision Sciences, Inc.

MODULARIS Litho

Description:...cal management of stone disease. Urodiagnostics, endourology, lithotripsy, prostate diagnostics and therapy, and other procedures may all be part of a urologists responsibilities on a given day. Now imagine the complete solution that supports the various diagnostic or therapeutic applications, as required....
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Urology

CST-2000 Flexible Cystoscope

Description:... The innovative CST-2000 Flexible Cystoscope with Slide-On EndoSheath Technology from Vision Sciences introduces a unique and efficient solution for urologists in both their hospital and private clinic settings. Unlike conventional flexible cystoscopes, which require reprocessing with toxic cleaning chemicals...
Company:Medtronic Urology/Urogynecology

Rigid Cystoscopes

Description:... The new OES Pro Cystoscope System incorporates the latest Olympus design technology to offer urologists the best instruments for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The completely modular system enables physicians and nurses to assemble the most dynam...
Company:Olympus America Medical

Medtronic Precision Plus System

Description:...ing on size of the prostate. This technology monitors intra-prostatic temperature 50 times each second, and provides real-time feedback. This provides urologists and patients with real-time positive reassurance of a successful treatment outcome....
Company:Medtronic Urology/Urogynecology
Urologists in Medical Dictionary

Urogenital

...m, and to the interior and ... UrologyHealth.org - the American Urological Association's online ... But in rare instances, they are joined in what urologists call a urogenital sinus anomaly. ... urogenital system n. The complex of organs of the urinary system and their associated genital structu...

Urology

... urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males. Medical professionals specializing in the field of urology are called urologists and are trained to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with urological disorders. The organs covered by urology include the kidneys, ureters,... ...

Prostatectomy

...tatectomy can be done using open, laparoscopic , or robot ... A radical prostatectomy is the surgical removal of the prostate, seminal ... PAMF urologists will perform your radical prostatectomy at Stanford University Hospital. ... Comparing Robotic Versus Open Prostate Surgery - robotic prostatec...

Calcium stones

...minerals. The terms nephrolithiasis and urolithiasis refer to the condition of having calculi in the kidneys and urinary tract, respectively.... urologists discover calcium oxalate stones in the renal pelvis attached to or ... and treatment of calcium kidney stones . In Advances in Endocrin...
Urologists in Biological News

Jefferson urologists studying regenerated neo-bladder to help spinal cord injury patients

Urologists at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are studying whether a neo-bladder construct grown from a patients own cells can improve bladder function for adult spinal cord injury patients. Jefferson is only one of six sites in the U.S. enrolling participants in this clinical trial for th...

Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections invade bladder cells

...ng in so many women tells me that we need to develop better treatments." Prior to the work of Hultgren and his colleagues, most microbiologists and urologists believed for a variety of reasons that E. coli wasn't getting into bladder cells. "For example, there is a barrier in the bladder that prevents tox...

No-scalpel vasectomies by skilled surgeons may speed recovery

...ducted in 1999, included 1,429 men in five countries: Brazil, Guatemala, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. 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...

Magnetic system could be key to surgery without scars

...ts to hold studs on their lips to avoid getting their lips pierced. “Once you think about, it’s 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 pr...

Cryoablation -- A new treatment option for some kidney tumor patients

...dard treatment for kidney tumors is surgery, providing a high likelihood of a long-term cure. For some 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 s...

Hair-growth drug artificially lowers PSA levels in prostate cancer screening, study finds

...ancet and is scheduled to be published after Jan. 1, 2007. The study calls for new clinical guidelines 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 ...
Urologists in Biological Technology

38 Cryoablation Studies, Exhibits Presented at National Radiological Society Meeting

...tCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ), an innovative medical device company focused on the development of minimally invasive technologies used by urologists and interventional radiologists for tissue and tumor ablation, announced today that physicians from leading medical institutions including Mayo Clinic...

Endocare Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter 2008

...stCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ), an innovative medical device company focused on the development of minimally invasive technologies used by urologists and interventional radiologists for tissue and tumor ablation, today reported higher revenue, a 26 percent decline in operating loss, and narrower net...

American Urological Association (AUA) Clinical Guidelines Recognizes Cryotherapy as Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer Patients

...that the AUA, in its preeminent role in assessing new treatment options for urologists and their patients, now recognizes cryotherapy as a mainstream treatment option for patients diagnosed with localized prostate cancer." urologists can learn first-hand about cryotherapy at the Cryosurgical Ablation of the ...

More Than Half of Patients Treated for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Receive Boehringer Ingelheim's Flomax as First-Line Therapy

...attention to Flomax's side-effect/safety profile, the highest proportion of urologists we surveyed (83 percent) rank familiarity with the drug as an important rea...ent within one year of their initial diagnosis. Primary care physicians and urologists surveyed suggest that patient reluctance to take drugs that are associated ...
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