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2014-10-18 23:02:40

Dr. Chan won first place for his submission titled "Can Urinary Nerve Growth Factor be used as a Biomarker in Anatomically Obstructed Females?" The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Robert C. Chan, M.D., a recent graduate of the Continence, Neurourology, and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital and of the Urology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, won 1st place in the prestigious Fellows Essay Research Competition at the 2014 American...

2014-10-15 12:30:43

Dr. Victor Nitti tapped to lead critical efforts of AUA Office of Education BALTIMORE, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Victor W. Nitti, of the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center, has been appointed by the AUA Board of Directors as the new Chair of the AUA Office of Education. Dr. Nitti will assume his new role on June 1, 2015. An active member of the urology community, Dr. Nitti is currently professor and vice chairman of the Department of Urology and...

2014-08-19 08:30:23

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half (46 percent) of women age 45 or older who experience symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) say their current treatment does not address their OAB symptoms, according to a recent survey (n=1,017) conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Allergan, Inc.(1) An estimated 39 million Americans are currently living with OAB,(2) a common, sometimes disabling condition(3) often associated with a considerable impact on patients with symptoms...

2014-07-30 16:30:17

BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today issued a statement in response to the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) July 29 report, "Graduate Medical Education that Meets the Nation's Health Needs." The below statement is attributable to AUA Public Policy Council Vice Chair Dr. Christopher Gonzalez. "The AUA applauds the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for studying the governance, finance and regulation of graduate medical education...

2014-06-30 08:29:46

MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI) a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, reported that in the recently updated Overactive Bladder (OAB) treatment guideline from the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) is...

2014-05-20 08:34:18

New studies highlight impact of certain conditions on prostate cancer severity, role diet may play in etiology ORLANDO, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three new studies featuring the impact of dietary and lifestyle factors on prostate cancer will be presented during the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The research will be highlighted by study authors during a special press conference at the Orange County Convention Center...

2014-05-19 08:25:59

Panel discusses patient perception and experience of changing landscape in surgical use of vaginal mesh ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four studies evaluating patients' knowledge and perception of vaginal mesh prior to surgery as well as after mesh removal will be presented to the media during a special press conference at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) Monday, May 19, at 9:00 a.m. ET, in the Orange County...

2014-05-19 08:24:31

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blunt force sports-related trauma often produces isolated high-grade renal injury, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Monday, May 19 at 8:00 a.m. at the Orlando County Convention Center. The session will be moderated by AUA past President Jack W. McAninch, MD, professor of urology at...

2014-05-18 16:20:44

New data also indicate who may benefit most from treatment ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three new studies examining the predictors, effects and durability of testosterone therapy on men will be presented to reporters at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) during a special press conference in the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL on Sunday, May 18 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Testosterone, a hormone produced primarily in...

2014-05-18 16:20:41

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AUA 2014 -- Visitors to the 2014 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, in Orlando, Fla., will see a joint demonstration of a new 3D solution for endoscopic applications, combining REACH3D's Single Light Path 3D HD capture system and Sony Electronics' medical grade 3D 32-inch display (LMD-3251MT) and 3D video recorder (HVO-3000MT). The REACH3D-Sony demonstration can be seen at AUA in booth #2275. The high-definition,...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin