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2014-05-15 08:31:51

New GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath Offers Advanced Features Designed to Minimize Trauma SOMERSET, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TERUMO, a leading global medical device company, today announced the U.S. launch of its new GLIDEWAY(TM) Ureteral Access Sheath. It is the latest addition to the GLIDEWAY(TM) Access Sheath portfolio used in minimally invasive urologic procedures including ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). The sheaths will be introduced at the 2014...

2014-05-08 08:32:48

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences announced today that the company's Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier will be featured in multiple sessions during the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting taking place May 16-21 in Orlando, FL. Two data presentations will detail validation studies supporting the use of Decipher to predict risk of metastasis in men following prostate surgery. Decipher has also been included in independent CME and educational...

2014-05-01 23:00:23

APOPS will participate in two upcoming medical conferences — one hosted by American Urological Association (AUA) and another jointly hosted by the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA). (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In an effort to increase awareness and women’s health education internationally, APOPS will make appearances at two upcoming medical conferences focused on women’s pelvic floor and urologic health, AUA and AUGS/IUGA. AUA...

2014-04-28 12:27:57

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the American Urological Association [http://www.auanet.org ] (AUA), a premier urological association providing invaluable support to the urology community, announce their collaboration to launch a new journal, Urology Practice [http://www.urologypracticejournal.com ]. Urology Practice will focus...

2014-04-08 23:24:18

Miraca will present an impactful poster as well as share guidance about how to comply with new CMS regulations IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomical pathology lab, announced today that it will have a significant presence at the 2014 Annual Meeting for the American Urological Association (AUA), the premier urologic association conference, providing invaluable support to the urologic community through plenary sessions,...

2014-04-01 23:27:42

Rajal B. Shah, MD, Director of Urologic Pathology for Miraca Life Sciences, presents a recent study on PTEN and ERG Biomarker Interpretation. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomical pathology laboratory, is honored to present an abstract at the 2014 Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) May 16-21 in Orlando, Florida. Among other results, the study showed that both PTEN and ERG biomarkers demonstrate...

2014-03-13 12:28:48

LINTHICUM, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) and Astellas US LLC, a U.S. affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., have announced a $3 million commitment to the Urology Care Foundation and to the promising young urologists seeking careers in academic urology. The gift, the largest ever awarded to the Urology Care Foundation, will maintain its research program supporting surgeon-scientists, the Rising Star in Urology Research...

2014-03-05 23:00:11

While the number of men in the United States diagnosed with low testosterone has increased considerably over the last decade, a team of experts, led by Dr. Darius A. Paduch from NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has found that relying on a blood test alone is an insufficient method of diagnosing the condition. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Testosterone blood tests, long questioned as being unreliable, should be used in conjunction with a physical exam to determine...

2014-02-23 23:02:43

The use of a new technology called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) waves to treat prostate cancer without surgery on an out-patient basis moves closer to U.S. approval thanks to Dr. Michael J. Lazar, Jr. and other urologists utilizing this next-generation technology with patients in other nations. SANTA ROSA, California (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 HIFU technology achieves pinpoint accuracy using an “acoustic scalpel” that destroys prostate cancer, while sparing healthy tissue...

2014-02-17 12:24:09

LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following an Association-wide survey of its members, the AUA today announced its legislative priorities for 2014. The Association's Board of Directors approved the priorities during its annual winter meeting earlier this month. "The AUA invested in engaging its members in the development of this list through a series of focus groups and in-depth online surveys to ensure that its priorities reflected urologists' needs and concerns,"...


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