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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...

2014-03-14 23:21:04

Indian researchers say a simple urine test could offer a less invasive diagnostic solution for early stage bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a compound found in urine could be used to detect early bladder cancer as well or better than current tests. Bladder cancer occurs in about 30 in 100,000 people in the US, but is slightly higher in diabetics, especially...

2014-03-13 08:29:05

UroLift Implant Treatment Included in CMS April 2014 OPPS Update PLEASANTON, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued two new codes that describe the UroLift® implant procedure for the treatment of enlarged prostate in the April 2014 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). Effective April 1, 2014, hospitals will be able to request Medicare reimbursement...

2013-12-26 23:01:33

In 2011, the FDA approved Botox to be utilized for bladder control purposes. After thorough investigation, Women’s Excellence has made the decision to offer this unique therapy to their patients suffering with urinary incontinence and bladder spasm issues. Royal Oak, Michigan (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Botulinum toxin, otherwise known as Botox, has been historically used by the plastic surgery community to help alleviate wrinkles on the face. Botox relaxes muscular tissue. When used in...

2013-10-22 12:28:04

DUNEDIN, New Zealand and HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Edge has signed an agreement with America's Choice Provider Network (ACPN) for access to Cxbladder. ACPN offers a medical network solution for more than 14 million Americans through its client base consisting of insurance carriers, third party administrators, health and welfare funds, employer groups and self-insured health plans. This follows Pacific Edge's recent announcement of the agreement with FedMed...

2013-10-16 08:27:55

DUNEDIN, New Zealand and HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Edge (NZX:PEB), a cancer diagnostic company leading in the development and commercialisation of molecular diagnostic tests, has signed an agreement with FedMed, a national preferred provider network in the United States, to make Cxbladder available to an additional 40 million Americans.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131015/MM98246LOGO) The agreement with FedMed Inc has been finalised with Pacific...

2013-09-24 08:31:08

Innovative UroLift System to Treat Enlarged Prostate Now Available at Select U.S. Medical Centers PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that the first patient in the United States has been treated with its commercial UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug...

2013-05-20 23:20:24

Exploring the Latest Advancements in Technology and Medicine Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 DMG Productions announced today that an upcoming episode of Business Update, centered on advancements in technology and medicine, will be airing on May 22, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel. In this episode, Business Update audiences will be educated on the fast-paced information technology industry and the rapid changes that are impacting every facet of life today, as we explore...

2013-05-10 23:02:20

New Green Light XPS laser treatment for prostate problems is now an option at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. This new treatment is faster and more efficient than earlier options. SLEEPY HOLLOW, New York (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 A new laser treatment for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) called Green Light XPS is being performed at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York. There is little bleeding associated with the treatment, so even men taking blood thinners are...

2013-05-09 23:04:57

Exploring the Latest Advancements in Technology and Medicine Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 DMG Productions announced today that an upcoming episode of Business Update, centered on advancements in technology and medicine, will be airing on May 22, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel. In this episode, Business Update audiences will be educated on the fast-paced information technology industry and the rapid changes that are impacting every facet of life today, as we explore...


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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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