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New Prostate Cancer Test May Remove The Need For Painful Biopsies
2014-04-08 09:00:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Globally, over one million men a year have prostate tissue samples taken to check for signs of prostate cancer. This procedure can involve up to 12 large biopsy needles and has been called barbaric by Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Professor Matthew Gettman. As well, it reveals that 70 percent of the men undergoing the procedure do not have cancer. Beyond being unnecessarily painful and risky for the patient, the procedure is...

2014-04-02 12:31:25

Positive Coverage Decision Adds More Than 26 Million Covered Lives PLEASANTON, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that Aetna US Healthcare published an update to their BPH Clinical Policy Bulletin 0079 that provides a significant coverage opportunity for the NeoTract UroLift® implant procedure. The policy states that the Prostatic Urethral Lift procedure, which employs the UroLift implant, is considered medically necessary for members with benign...

2014-04-01 23:31:57

‘An ongoing clinical investigation at the Department of Urology at The Mikaelyan Institute of Surgery shows that men with BPH and chronic prostatitis, who have used Dr. Allen’s therapeutic device since April 2013, get better and recover without medications and surgeries,’ shares Professor Ivan Aghajanian, the head of this clinical trial. London, GB (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 British and Armenian medical doctors have joined forces on researching a non-invasive therapeutic way of treating...

2014-03-26 23:02:58

Over 200 men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and chronic prostatitis have been taking part in a clinical trial of Dr Allen’s Device at the Department of Urology at The Mikaelyan Institute of Surgery since April 2013. The head of this new clinical study Professor Ivan Aghajanyan has been interviewed by a leading Armenian newspaper Hraparak saying that Dr. Allen’s Device has helped many men to recover from BPH and chronic prostatitis without medications. London, UK (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-13 08:30:01

Georgetown is First and Only U.S. Center to Study Non-Surgical, Minimally Invasive Approach to Treat Enlarged Prostate WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University Medical Center have just begun to study the safety and effectiveness of prostate artery embolization (PAE) in men with enlarged prostate glands and urinary obstruction. The condition is called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH and,...

2014-02-26 12:25:59

New prostate cancer screening option combines existing tests to substantially increase accuracy CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) is the first health care provider in the country to offer a new non-invasive blood test for prostate cancer that is nearly three times more accurate than the current standard prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. Known as the Prostate Health Index (phi), the new test's accuracy will effectively remove the...

2014-02-17 23:01:56

NIH-funded Session in Bethesda to Heighten Awareness of Little-known UAB Royal Oak, Mich. (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Underactive bladder, estimated to affect more than 20 percent of the elderly population, is an unrecognized disease that has a major influence on the health and independence of seniors. Beaumont Health System urologists hope to heighten awareness of underactive bladder, or UAB, through an international forum funded in part by the National Institutes of Health. The Feb. 20-21...

2013-12-19 23:21:13

Authors of an article featured in Pediatric and Developmental Pathology describe using two imaging scanners to study specimens collected from male fetuses with lower urinary tract obstructions. The scans showed more than previous techniques and blockages were clearer than on a regular fetal ultrasound. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Pediatric and Developmental Pathology – Lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) is a prenatal condition associated with a number of severe...

2013-12-09 20:22:28

RetroArc Extends the AMS(TM) Continence Sling Portfolio to Provide More Options for Women With SUI MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems(® )Inc. (AMS), an Endo Health Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDP) subsidiary and leading provider of devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced FDA 510(k) Clearance of its RetroArc(TM) Retropubic Sling System for treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Developed in collaboration with...

2013-12-09 16:26:51

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Mark Kirk underwent gall bladder surgery this morning at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. According to Kim Sobinsky, MD, FACS, a Northwestern Medicine general surgeon at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, "Senator Mark Kirk underwent a laparascopic cholecystectomy, which is a minimally invasive procedure to remove the gall bladder. The procedure took 30 minutes and went as planned without any complications."...


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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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