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2010-12-15 00:00:43

According to Dr. Joel Gelman, an internationally recognized expert in urethral stricture disease and Director of the Center for Reconstructive Urology at UC, Irvine Medical Center, urethral strictures can now be cured with up to a 98+% success rate with urethral reconstruction, including novel techniques recently reported at the 2010 American Urological Association Western Section Meeting. However, Dr. Gelman noted that men with urethral strictures continue to be advised to have their...

2010-09-27 14:56:00

BELLEVILLE, ON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, has noted substantial share trading volume and share price increase over recent days. Management believes that this market activity is driven by expectation of a disclosure concerning its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Phase III Fast Track clinical trial with Urocidin(TM) a product for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer that...

2010-07-13 14:25:51

A new imaging agent used during standard imaging procedures may help physicians spot bladder cancer in its earlier stages, said a bladder oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine. This is significant because bladder cancer clinicians and researchers say early detection of bladder cancer is key to survival. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved (June 2010) a new imaging agent that can be used during a cystoscopy to help clinicians spot bladder cancer in an earlier stage,...

2008-07-13 21:00:08

By Annie Freeda Cruez MOST irritating. Annoying, to say the least, for it comes in dribs and drabs. This is the lot of men suffering from enlarged prostate, writes ANNIE FREEDA CRUEZ. It is called the "old man's disease" for it's rare in men below the age of 40. Generally, about half the men in their 60s have the symptoms, which worsen with age. The incidence of enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in Malaysia is of concern, says Dr Rohan Malek, head of the Urology...

2008-07-02 15:00:21

This week's subject, which was highlighted in a 2007 episode of "Grey's Anatomy," is not for the squeamish: 1. Something in the water: The candiru, also known as the vampire fish and toothpick fish, is a member of the catfish family and is prevalent in the Amazon and Orinoco rivers of South America. 2. Attractive smell: The odor of human urine attracts the candiru. It will follow a stream of urine, swim inside an orifice and use its series of spines to lodge itself in the urethra, where...

2004-11-30 18:00:11

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the December issue of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Vol 104, Number 6) reports that 97 percent of women undergoing treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) with GYNECARE TVT* Tension-free Support for Incontinence remained dry or significantly improved seven years postoperatively. "The TVT procedure represents a significant advance in the treatment of female SUI," said lead study author Dr. Carl Gustaf...

Latest Urethra Reference Libraries

2013-03-04 15:21:55

The male prostate gland acts as an exocrine gland in the male reproductive system. It is a firm, partly muscular, chestnut sized gland near the neck of the urethra in males. Formation and Orientation The prostate is usually formed within the ninth week of the embryonic stage in reproductive development. The prostate can be separated into either “lobes” or “zones”. When looking at a prostate divided into zones, there are four distinct regions. The first zone is the Peripheral...

2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

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