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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...

2013-12-07 23:02:21

The Firm is investigating da Vinci lawsuits on behalf of victims of organ damage, surgical burns, and other robotic surgery complications allegedly associated with the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 As da Vinci robot lawsuits (http://www.davincirobotlawsuitclaims.com) involving the da Vinci Surgical System continue to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that identifies risk factors...

2013-11-24 23:04:11

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that Zeph Okeke, MD, urology physician at the Smith Institute for Urology, was the first doctor in the United States to remove an enlarged prostate using the second-generation Thulium Fiberlaser system from Germany-based company StarMedTec. Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that Zeph Okeke, MD, urology physician at the Smith Institute for Urology, was the first doctor in the United...

2013-09-23 13:06:32

Guideline provides detailed direction on treatment options for prostate cancer patients The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will highlight the recently published Adjuvant and Salvage Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy: ASTRO/AUA Guideline during ASTRO’s 55th Annual Meeting, September 22-25, 2013, in Atlanta. The guideline focuses on radiation therapy after prostatectomy for patients with and without evidence of prostate cancer recurrence, and is a joint effort between...

2013-08-30 23:03:11

The Firm is currently investigating da Vinci robot lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of robotic surgery complications allegedly associated with the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Robotic surgery lawsuit (http://www.davincisurgery-lawsuit.com) claims involving the da Vinci Surgical System continue to move forward in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, Intuitive Surgical, the manufacturer of the...

2013-07-04 23:02:39

The Firm is investigating da Vinci surgery lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered serious robotic surgery complications during procedures involving the da Vinci Surgical System, including those who underwent a da Vinci prostatectomy. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 As da Vinci lawsuit claims alleging injury due to the use of the da Vinci Surgical System continue to move forward in courts throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study has found that...


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