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2010-03-04 08:31:52

Research looks at reducing costs, maximizing sensitivity HOUSTON - In a new study from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, researchers found that cystoscopy, the standard for screening for recurrence of early-stage bladder cancer, is a cost-effective method of detecting tumors. Adding other tests to cystoscopy increases the cost, as well as the number of false positives that may result in emotional distress and unnecessary procedures, the investigators include. The study...

2010-01-26 11:42:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- After a week of trial in front of Judge Donald O'Brien, a urologist tendered his $1-million insurance policy on January 20, 2010, to settle a wrongful death case with the family of a deceased man arising out of the physician's failure to timely diagnose bladder cancer. In Russell v. Norris, M.D. and Northwest Suburban Urologists, Ltd. (Case no. 06 L 3887), Carmen Russell and Daniel Russell, Jr., the wife and son of Daniel Russell, reached a settlement with...

2009-06-09 10:59:32

Botox is well known for its cosmetic uses, but researchers have now found that it can also significantly improve people's quality of life if they suffer from another problem that increases with age, an overactive bladder (OAB).A study published in the June issue of BJU International shows that patients who had Botox injections to control bladder problems reported significant improvements in their lives as well as their symptoms for at least 24 weeks.UK urologists from Guy's Hospital and...

2008-09-03 18:00:00

By DR. MARA HOLTON After toilet training, individuals hold urine and empty their bladders at will. However, many adults experience incontinence, the involuntary leakage of urine. Symptoms vary from minimal leakage requiring almost no behavior modification to continuous and significant leakage that can be physically and socially crippling. Some patients experience incontinence with sudden "urges" for the need to void; some with abdominal strain. In other people, this leakage occurs...

2007-05-14 09:00:35

Matritech (Amex: MZT), a leading developer and marketer of protein-based diagnostic products for the early detection of cancer, announced today that the NMP22® BladderChek® Test will be included in a plenary session State-of-the-Art lecture and two discussed poster presentations May 21-22, 2007 at the American Urological Association (AUA) annual meeting in Anaheim, California. More than 10,000 urologists and healthcare professionals are expected to...

2006-02-09 13:23:46

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bladder control problems during pregnancy can be stressful for some first-time moms, but they typically improve quickly after childbirth, a new study shows. Among 344 pregnant women researchers followed, 45 percent developed overactive bladder symptoms by the 36th week of pregnancy. Another 15 percent had overactive bladder along with incontinence, or urine leakage. However, three months after giving birth, only 8 percent had overactive bladder syndrome --...


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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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