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2012-01-30 06:07:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study suggests that Preoperative MRI may help surgeons make better decisions about procedures that may cause nerve damage in men with prostate cancer. "I think preoperative MRI will be useful for surgeons who are uncertain whether to spare or resect the nerves. Our surgeons feel that, compared with clinical information alone, MRI is worthwhile for all patients, because it identifies important information leading to a change in the surgical plan in almost a third...

2012-01-25 12:45:00

Urinary Catheter Market to See Strong Growth through 2018 According to a Recent iData Research Report Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. urological device market was valued at over $3.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach almost $6 billion by 2018. The fastest-growing segment in the urological device market in 2011 was the market for...

2012-01-24 11:37:56

Preoperative MRI helps surgeons make more informed decisions about nerve-sparing procedures in men with prostate cancer, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Excluding skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in American men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Open radical prostatectomy, or removal of the prostate, is a common treatment for the disease, but it carries substantial risks, including incontinence...

2011-11-07 16:35:37

Prostate cancer patients who undergo radical prostatectomy get better results at teaching hospitals than at non-academic medical institutions, according to the findings of an international study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. "While our findings do not imply that teaching hospitals always provide better care than others, it is obvious that teaching hospitals have certain intrinsic characteristics that would explain the better results," says Quoc-Dien Trinh, M.D., a Fellow at...

2011-10-20 07:00:00

Renown urologist, Peter Sinaiko, MD FACS, launches new blog to educate patients, medical professionals and regulators about the efficacy of HIFU therapy for treatment of prostate cancer. The blog is located at http://www.hifuprostatecancerdoctor.com. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Sinako Urology, led by Peter Sinako, MD FACS, announced that it has launched a website and blog dedicated to the coverage of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound or HIFU for the treatment of prostate cancer...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

Joint-agency award will be used to develop improved visualization software utilized by the da Vinci Surgical Robot System Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Kitware, one of the fastest-growing open-source software companies in the country, has been awarded Phase I SBIR funding from NIBIB, through a unique joint agency initiative of The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the United States...


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