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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...

2009-08-18 14:15:30

The European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN) presented their 'Incontinent Urostomy; Good Practice in Health Care' document last March in Stockholm (Sweden) during the 10th International EAUN meeting, held in conjunction with the 24th Annual EAU Congress.The aim of this document is to provide the best and most up-to-date information on this topic and thereby assist nurses working in the urological field.This is the first time ever an evidence-based guidelines document on incontinent...

2009-06-29 11:30:00

Literature review of relationship between testosterone and risk of prostate cancer also included The July issue of European Urology, the official journal of the European Association of Urology, features an editorial by Lars Holmberg comparing the results from the European Randomised Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) with the results from the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (PLCO) In the editorial, Professor Holmberg writes that "The studies...

2009-06-22 11:06:13

Collaboration in prostate cancer translational research in Europe is not only vital to sustain the progress achieved in recent years but also to streamline current efforts between researchers and clinicians and avoid duplication or overlaps. This was amongst the goals of the two-day Prostate Cancer Translational Research in Europe (PCTRE) Meeting which opened today in Amsterdam, The Netherlands."It is important that people with research background can communicate with clinicians and vice...