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2011-03-29 07:00:00

Prostatic Artery Embolization: Study Shows Symptom Improvement Comparable to "Gold Standard" Transurethral Resection of the Prostate--Without Surgical Risks of Sexual Dysfunction, Urinary Incontinence, Blood Loss, Retrograde Ejaculation CHICAGO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new interventional radiology treatment that blocks blood supply to men's enlarged prostate glands shows comparable clinical results to transurethral resection of the prostate (or TURP), considered the...

2011-03-22 08:10:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc. a medical device company focused on developing urology devices, today announced that the first U.S. patients have been enrolled in a multinational trial of its UroLift® System at Western Urological Clinic in Salt Lake City, Utah. The UroLift System is a minimally invasive approach to treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that lifts prostate tissue out of the way so that it no longer blocks the...

2010-10-04 08:09:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced that eight GreenLight HPS® laser consoles have been acquired for public hospitals in the Australian states of Victoria and Queensland. The laser technology will treat patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), a non cancerous enlargement of...

2010-08-09 08:05:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for both male and female pelvic health, announced today the company received CE (Conformite Europeenne) Mark for AdVance XP. The device is the latest generation of AMS' AdVance sling, a minimally invasive implant for the treatment of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Male SUI is an unfortunate and common side...

2010-05-31 12:58:52

A 17-year-long community study looking at symptoms of enlarged prostate in over 2,000 men age 40 to 79 years suggests that surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) offers more relief from incontinence and obstruction symptoms than treatment from drug-based therapy, according to a new study by researchers at Mayo Clinic. The researchers presented their results today at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association. Overall, results show:     * Urinary...

2010-05-28 09:48:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for both male and female pelvic health, today announced the launch and immediate availability of its new GreenLight XPS (Xcelerated Performance System) for laser treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate. Built upon the technology and performance of AMS' GreenLight PV® and...

2010-05-24 07:59:00

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is launching two new hands-on training systems- the Lap Nepherctomy simulation module and the VirtaMed TURPSim. Both solutions will be revealed for the first time at the AUA annual meeting in San Francisco next week. The Lap Nephrectomy simulation system is a unique...

2010-04-28 23:19:00

BEIJING, April 29, /PRNewswire/ -- Realton Corporation, a pioneer in developing diode-pumped laser systems initially targeted to treat enlarged prostate, today announced the closing of its Series B financing co-led by OrbiMed Advisors and China Healthcare Partnership (CHP, a fund under Martin Currie Asset Management Group). Existing investor CSV Capital Partners will also participate in the financing. The financing will be used primarily to enhance Realton's marketing and distribution...

2010-03-25 08:00:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for both male and female pelvic health, announced the release of GreenLight MoJo, a new software upgrade for its industry-leading GreenLight HPS laser therapy treatment system. The HPS now delivers up to 400 kilojoules (kJ) for more efficient treatment of enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The...

2010-01-07 11:00:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Y. Mark Hong, with Affiliated Urologists, a specialist in men's health issues, will be leading a free Men's Health Seminar on Thursday, January 21st. The program, to be held at 5:00 pm at the Moon Valley Country Club, will explain the latest treatment options for one of the most common conditions affecting men today: Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (also known as Enlarged Prostate). A question and answer period will follow the program. Y. Mark Hong, M.D....


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