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2013-03-14 23:02:07

In 2011, the FDA approved Botox to be utilized for bladder control purposes. After thorough investigation, Women´s Excellence in Bladder Control has made the decision to offer this unique therapy to their patients suffering with urinary incontinence and bladder spasm issues. Greater Metro Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Botulinum toxin, otherwise known as Botox, has been historically used by the plastic surgery community to help alleviate wrinkles on the face. Botox relaxes muscular...

2013-02-11 23:04:36

UroToday.com, known for reporting evidence-based advances in urology health, is expanding content about urologic catheters, bridging knowledge about different types of catheters and materials and how professionals are responding to emerging urologic treatments, from urinary leakage to bladder infections including CAUTI. New content is being posted daily specifically on indwelling urinary catheters and includes abstracts, in-servicing programs and tools for urologic nurses and physicians....

2012-09-06 10:11:32

U-M analysis shows that Medicare policy to withhold payments for catheter-associated urinary tract infections during hospital stays rarely changed payment Aiming to cut expenses and improve care, a 2008 Medicare policy stopped paying hospitals extra to treat some preventable, hospital-acquired conditions — including urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients after bladder catheters are placed. But a statewide analysis by the University of Michigan shows there was very little...

2012-09-04 11:39:11

A novel antimicrobial catheter that remains infection-free for up to twelve weeks could dramatically improve the lives of long-term catheter users. The scientists who have developed the new technology are presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the University of Warwick. Researchers at the University of Nottingham have developed a catheter that can kill most urinary bacteria, including most strains of Proteus bacteria — the most common...

2012-03-27 13:53:41

A new catheter coating that reduces bacterial attachment to its surface is being developed by scientists who are reporting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week. The antimicrobial coating could eventually be applied to other medical implants to reduce infection which would provide significant socioeconomic benefits to the NHS. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for 25% of all hospital infections and cost the NHS around £125...

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...


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Cystoscopy
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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