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2014-06-19 23:16:34

NCMA’s Santa Rosa Urology and Dr. Michael Lazar provide diagnostics, treatment and management of a full spectrum of urologic health conditions including bladder stones. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bladder stones are exactly what they sound like; hard stone-like pieces of concentrated urine which have crystallized and clumped together. Interestingly enough, in developing nations, bladder stones are fairly common in children – and sadly, as a result of dehydration, infection and a low-protein...

2014-04-14 12:34:02

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly-specialized urine test can detect bladder cancer as much as three to six months earlier than an invasive cystoscopy procedure, and yet many patients at risk for this disease do not know about it. That's according to specialists at Skyline Urology who are urging individuals at risk for bladder cancer to undergo the urine FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) test. The simple test requires a urine sample and involves the...

2014-02-17 23:01:56

NIH-funded Session in Bethesda to Heighten Awareness of Little-known UAB Royal Oak, Mich. (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Underactive bladder, estimated to affect more than 20 percent of the elderly population, is an unrecognized disease that has a major influence on the health and independence of seniors. Beaumont Health System urologists hope to heighten awareness of underactive bladder, or UAB, through an international forum funded in part by the National Institutes of Health. The Feb. 20-21...

2013-07-02 23:26:05

July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Patients with less than three months from symptom onset to diagnosis have significantly better chances for survival than those for whom the interval was more than nine months. Plainview, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 July is bladder cancer awareness month, a time that the medical research community has dedicated to increasing public knowledge about bladder cancer risk factors and symptoms. Though scientists do not currently know the precise causes of...

2013-04-15 19:14:19

Giving men 'prostate of their youth;' prostatic artery embolization provides relief from frustrating urinary symptoms, helps men avoid surgery, say researchers Men with a common condition that causes frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom can get relief with a minimally invasive treatment that shrinks the prostate, suggests a study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. The early findings hail from the first prospective...

2011-06-21 13:25:00

CONCORD, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With research studies showing the incidence of kidney stones on the rise in the last 30 years, Californians should be mindful that today's arrival of summer increases risks, say experts at one of Northern California's largest urological medical practices. About one in 300 Americans suffer kidney stones annually, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In California, doctors say the incidence rises each year along with outside...

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2008-06-24 13:39:19

Reducing fluid intake by 25 percent may alleviate symptoms for people with overactive bladder problems, according to a new study from the UK. An overactive bladder results in causing a person to urinate frequently. People with overactive bladders are often advised to reduce their fluid intake, but scientific evidence for the effectiveness of the cutback was lacking, said Dr. Hashim Hashim and Dr. Paul Abrams of Southmead Hospital in Bristol. This advice conflicts with overall notions that...


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Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

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