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2010-08-12 14:26:09

In European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology, a new section will be published as of the September issue: Case Series of the month. This series is dedicated to publishing promising studies which have so far only preliminary results. The Case Series reports on no more than 10 patients and includes illustrative images. A Continuing Medical Education question with multiple choice answers is also included to enable readers to earn CME points. The first case...

2010-05-18 14:37:23

In the July issue of European Urology, the scientific journal of the European Association of Urology (EAU), S. Eggener et al. discussed in a recent study the significance and impact of focal therapy for low-risk cancer patients. Since the introduction of prostate cancer screening based on prostate-specific antigen (PSA), over-treatment has increased. A significant proportion of patients diagnosed with prostate cancer have well differentiated, low-volume tumors at minimal risk of impacting...

2010-04-19 09:15:27

Dr. Neal Shore (GB) presented for the first time in Europe the updated results of the study "Sipuleucel-T Active Cellular Immunotherapy for Metastatic, Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: results from the IMPACT trial," during the second plenary session of the 25th Anniversary EAU Congress in Barcelona. "This study shows a potential new treatment paradigm in oncology and is the first active immunotherapy to demonstrate improvement in overall survival (OS) for metastatic CRPC...

2010-04-19 09:09:16

Professor Chapple presents results from Phase 2 study Treatment options for idiopathic OAB (IOAB) patients not adequately managed by anticholinergic therapy are limited; either highly invasive, expensive or of limited efficacy. BOTOX® (onabotulinumtoxinA) may provide a minimally invasive effective treatment. Professor Chris Chapple (GB) and his group conducted the first large, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose ranging study to systematically asses the benefit/risk...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Studies Reinforce Serious Associated Risk of Nocturia Study results discussed today at the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in Barcelona have reinforced the association between nocturia and a greater risk of falls and mortality. In a population-representative study in Japan by Nakagawa et al , it was concluded that adults who suffered from nocturia (defined as two or more episodes of voids/urination per night)...

2010-04-15 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProUroCare Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PUMD, PUMDU and PUMDW), a provider of proprietary medical imaging products, today announces that it will be attending the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in Barcelona, Spain, April 16-20. This year's EAU will hold a special roundtable press event to address prostate cancer screening issues and processes for improving early detection. ProUroCare plans to engage and inform European...

2010-01-05 15:50:48

IAD shows tolerability and quality of life advantages 'Potential Benefits of Intermittent Androgen Suppression Therapy in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review of the Literature' is the title of an article by P-A. Abrahamsson in the January issue of European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology. The author evaluates available evidence regarding the efficacy and tolerability of intermittent androgen deprivation (IAD) and assess its value in the...

2009-11-09 14:38:15

Article in December issue focuses on health infertile men The December issue of European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology, features an article entitled 'Are Infertile Men Less Healthy than Fertile Men? Results of a Prospective Case-Control Survey' by Dr. Andrea Salonia et al. The conclusion is that male factor infertility is associated with a number of medical comorbidities, as objectively scored with the hospital-based Charlson Comorbidity Index. Dr....

2009-11-05 13:39:38

European Urology article discusses results from large study The November issue of European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology, features an article focusing on prostate specific antigen (PSA) velocity and early cancer detection. It has been suggested that changes in PSA over time aid prostate cancer detection. It is argued that a rapidly rising PSA may indicate a greater risk of diagnosis of prostate cancer even if PSA levels are low. Some guidelines do...

2009-09-03 13:14:59

Periurethral suspension technique results in greater continence rates after radical prostatectomy The September issue of European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology, features an article and a video in the Surgery in Motion section by Vipul R. Patel et al, showing that the periurethral suspension technique results in significantly greater continence rates at 3 months after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP). RALP is a widespread and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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