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2014-07-03 11:00:28

University of California - San Diego Surgeons call for national safety measures to protect patients Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embraced the pursuit of minimally invasive robotic surgery for prostate cancer. Results of the study are published in the July 2 online issue of JAMA Surgery. "This study looked at the stages...

2014-06-09 12:29:27

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Urological Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/japanese_urological_devices_market.html In 2012, the Japanese market for urological devices was valued at $411.9 million.This report analyzes the markets for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer, urinary incontinence as well as urinary and kidney...

2014-06-02 08:31:14

ProMark(TM) has Potential to Transform Prostate Cancer Care by Aiding Doctors and Patients with Appropriate Treatment Assessment CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, for the first time, Metamark presents results from the clinical validation study that showed ProMark(TM), the first and only proteomic-based imaging biopsy test, achieved its primary endpoint by accurately differentiating between aggressive and non-aggressive forms of prostate cancer at early stages of...

2014-05-18 12:20:18

Panel discusses changes in a man's sexual function after a bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy and in those with LUTS/BPH ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies evaluating the sexual function in men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) as well as post bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy will be presented to the media at a special press conference during the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Tobias...

2014-05-17 12:20:17

Panel discusses long-term effect on quality of life ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of studies evaluating the outcomes, benefits, concerns and quality of life of men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer will be presented to media at a special press conference during the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Stacy Loeb, MD, assistant professor at New York University, New York, NY, will moderate the session,...

2014-05-09 23:05:53

Dr. Kia Michel, founding member of Comprehensive Urology, is launching a new website devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Dr. Kia Michel of Comprehensive Urology is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Integrated Prostate Cancer Center of Los Angeles, a facility dedicated to the treatment of prostate cancer. The new website can be found at ProstateCancerDR.com. “The goal of the Integrated Prostate Cancer...

2014-05-06 23:10:10

At Comprehensive Urology in Beverly Hills, urologists perform robotic-assisted prostate surgery, a method which has been shown to be more effective when treating prostate cancer. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A recent study from UCLA has found that robotic-assisted prostatectomy offers a number of advantages over traditional prostatectomy procedures. These benefits include a lower likelihood of patients needing additional treatment and fewer side effects than other prostate...

2014-04-02 12:31:08

Patients Report High Quality of Life After Treatment in New Survey from National Association for Proton Therapy WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 97 percent of patients who received only an advanced form of radiation called proton therapy for prostate cancer report that they have not experienced a recurrence of their disease, according to a new survey of nearly 4,000 patients released today at the second annual National Proton Conference in Arlington, VA. The...

2014-02-23 23:02:43

The use of a new technology called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) waves to treat prostate cancer without surgery on an out-patient basis moves closer to U.S. approval thanks to Dr. Michael J. Lazar, Jr. and other urologists utilizing this next-generation technology with patients in other nations. SANTA ROSA, California (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 HIFU technology achieves pinpoint accuracy using an “acoustic scalpel” that destroys prostate cancer, while sparing healthy tissue...

2014-01-29 12:27:03

NICE Interventional Procedure Guidance recommends use of prostatic urethral lift implants under "normal arrangements", the least restrictive classification PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an Interventional Procedure Guidance (IPG) approving the UroLift prostatic urethral lift implant for use by UK doctors. The NICE guidance was made following...


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