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2010-08-11 15:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX) announced today that a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee voted unanimously that clinical studies had provided substantial evidence of the effectiveness of ezogabine as adjunctive treatment for adults with partial-onset seizures. After a review of the safety data, including urinary retention,...

2010-03-26 08:53:23

Patients who have a history of bladder control problems may benefit from an implantable device that uses electrical pulses to alter abnormal communication between bladder nerves and the brain, said a urologist at Baylor College of Medicine. "Patients with these bladder issues often suffer from significant embarrassment and a low quality of life," said Dr. Christopher Smith, associate professor in the Scott Department of Urology at BCM. "This has been a life-changing treatment for some...

2010-03-02 12:56:28

DALLAS -- Like any successful team effort, the best qualities of two drugs commonly prescribed for enlarged prostate yielded better results than either of the medicines alone, according to a new study from UT Southwestern Medical Center. The findings, published in a recent issue of the journal European Urology, compared treatments for three groups of study participants with enlarged prostates over four years. The study, which included more than 4,800 men, is one of the first to compare single...

2010-03-02 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that at the February 23-27, 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU), in St. Petersburg, FL, nine presentations were made on Uroplasty's Urgent® PC Neuromodulation System and...

2009-12-16 09:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon®, maker of BladderScan® bladder volume instruments is pleased to announce that portable bladder volume ultrasound is now included in the new 2009 CDC guidelines for the Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTIs). The new CDC guidelines, introduced in early November 2009, replace the previous guidelines which date back to 1981. The guidelines are located on the Web at:...

2009-11-17 05:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (AMEX: UPI), a medical device company developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that nine abstracts outlining study results submitted by various researchers have been accepted for presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU), February 23-27, 2010 in St. Petersburg, FL. Presentations...

2009-10-26 06:35:00

HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of urinary catheter care has arrived. ProtekMed has launched the Tru-flo(TM) urinary catheter valve, an innovative and economical alternative to the standard tube and bag system prescribed by most urologists today. This revolutionary technology eliminates the need for a bag and lengthy tubing, enabling patients who require catheters to regain a sense of normalcy and an improved quality of life. Tru-flo allows patients to drain their...

2009-10-14 12:54:00

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbeyMoor Medical Inc. announced today they have been granted a Category I CPT code by the American Medical Association (AMA) for The Spanner(TM) temporary prostatic stent insertion procedure. This important action, effective in January 2010, upgrades The Spanner from a Category III emerging technology procedure code to a Category I procedure code for established procedures. This major milestone for AbbeyMoor Medical will provide access to...

2009-07-06 10:45:00

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbeyMoor Medical Inc., a developer and manufacturer of medical devices for the management and treatment of prostatic obstruction, announced today that it has received PMA approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for design changes to their flagship product, The Spanner(TM) Prostatic Stent. "These changes are aimed at further improving patient comfort over the current highly accepted levels," said Darren Cook, director of...

2009-04-30 05:59:00

Canadian study (VECTOR) presented at the 2009 American Urological Association Annual Meeting CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ - Patients with overactive bladder (OAB) treated with solifenacin reported significantly lower incidence and severity of dry mouth, an often intolerable anti-cholinergic side effect, than those treated with oxybutynin immediate-release (IR). This was one of the key findings contained in the VECTOR (VEsicare in Comparison To Oxybutynin for oveRactive bladder...


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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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