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2012-05-23 21:29:30

In one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the cost of robotic-assisted, laparoscopic surgery for prostate cancer, researchers at UPMC found that this now-dominant surgical approach is significantly more costly than standard open surgery, despite little scientific evidence of long-term improved patient outcomes. The results of the study are available online and will appear in the July issue of the journal Urology. In one of the first studies based on actual direct and indirect...

2012-05-16 00:40:27

Patients who undergo radical surgery for prostate cancer may expect better results, on average, if they're treated in accredited teaching hospitals with residency programs, and better still if the hospitals also have medical fellowships, according to a new study by Henry Ford Hospital. The study, which evaluated postoperative complications in 47,100 radical prostatectomy (RP) patients throughout the U.S., also found that those with fewer complications after the surgery were more likely to...

2012-05-10 02:26:12

NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Urology [http://www.jurology.com ] (R), the official journal of the American Urological Association [http://www.auanet.org ] (AUA), has won the 2012 ASAE Gold Circle Award [http://www.asaecenter.org/AboutUs/newsreldetail.cfm?itemnumber=159367 ] (Peer-Reviewed Journal category). Michael Sheppard, CPA, CAE, Executive Director, AUA comments, "Earlier this year, the AUA nominated The Journal of Urology(R) for an ASAE Gold...

2012-04-23 10:23:25

BALTIMORE, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Urologist Dr. Brad D. Lerner, a member of Chesapeake Urology Associates and chief of urology at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, was honored on Thursday, April 19, 2012 with a citation from Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley in recognition of more than 22 years of outstanding service to Union Memorial Hospital and the surrounding community. The citation was presented at a ceremony at Dr. Lerner's Union Memorial office. Those in attendance...

2012-03-21 02:24:10

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the past year patients throughout the United States have been interviewed about their experience receiving radiation therapy for treatment of prostate cancer at urology-integrated prostate cancer centers. Overwhelmingly patients cited better coordination of care, superior levels of service and positive treatment outcomes as unqualified support for this particular health care model. Patient videos can be found at www.aksm.com. (Logo:...

2012-02-10 18:50:00

Southern California Medical Center has performed the first minimally invasive robotic surgery with Flourescence Guided Imagery in a community hospital setting. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is the first community hospital in California to perform robotic assisted surgery with fluorescence guided imaging. Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) was the first in the area to perform robotic assisted surgeries with the da Vinci Surgical System...

2012-02-09 09:12:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite great strides in reducing prostate cancer deaths (http://www.roboticoncology.com), experts are continually challenged to develop better diagnostics for the accurate assessment of prostate cancer (http://www.roboticoncology.com/about-prostate-cancer/) severity level once the disease is detected. New findings published in the Journal of Urology point to prostate size as a possible indicator of whether or not a man's prostate cancer is likely to...

2012-01-27 12:00:00

LINTHICUM, Md., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today announced that submissions are now being accepted for the 6th Annual Excellence in Urology Health Reporting Awards, designed to recognize outstanding news coverage of urologic disease topics. Presentation of the awards will take place during the AUA Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta, GA, in May. The award is designed to honor journalists in both trade and consumer media outlets...

2012-01-25 12:45:00

Urinary Catheter Market to See Strong Growth through 2018 According to a Recent iData Research Report Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. urological device market was valued at over $3.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach almost $6 billion by 2018. The fastest-growing segment in the urological device market in 2011 was the market for...

2012-01-25 11:35:00

LINTHICUM, Md., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) is pleased to announce that it was awarded two marketing and communications awards for its video, "Why Urology?" The video, developed for medical students curious about the field of urology, was awarded a Platinum "Best of Show" Aurora Award in the Recruiting category, as well as a Gold AVA Award in the Web Video/Recruiting category. The "Why Urology?" video was designed to...