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2014-10-28 23:10:41

Dr. Martin Bastuba of Male Fertility & Sexual Medicine Specialists has performed his 3000th Vasectomy Reversal in San Diego, California. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Dr. Martin Bastuba, one of the most experienced and sought-after microsurgeons in the world, recently performed his 3,000th vasectomy reversal. This extraordinary milestone is the culmination of a lifetime of excellence and dedication to helping families and Dr. Bastuba is keenly aware of the...

2014-10-28 12:26:20

Dr. Joseph A. Smith, Jr. named editor of the field's most widely read and highly cited journal BALTIMORE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Joseph A. Smith, Jr., of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been selected by the AUA Board of Directors as the new editor of The Journal of Urology®. Dr. Smith will assume his new role on July 1, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154589 An active member of the urology community, Dr. Smith is currently...

2014-10-24 00:21:05

Dr. Catherine Matthews to Present Results on the Newly Named "Eclipse System" SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pelvalon released additional results from the LIFE trial, a pivotal study of the previously-unnamed Eclipse System, a vaginal insert designed to provide bowel control. This new analysis considered the fitting process and offered expanded data on the treatment effect. Catherine Matthews, MD, Associate Professor and Division Chief of Urogynecology and...

2014-10-22 16:27:57

With a device necessary for many medical conditions and surgeries, manufacturers of urinary catheters have a safe and stable source of revenue that can withstand the steepest of economic downturns. VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to in-depth reports from iData Research, the leading global authority on medical device market research, the combined U.S. and European markets for urological devices was valued at almost US$4.7 billion in 2013, with both Coloplast and...

2014-10-18 23:02:40

Dr. Chan won first place for his submission titled "Can Urinary Nerve Growth Factor be used as a Biomarker in Anatomically Obstructed Females?" The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Robert C. Chan, M.D., a recent graduate of the Continence, Neurourology, and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital and of the Urology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, won 1st place in the prestigious Fellows Essay Research Competition at the 2014 American...

2014-10-15 12:30:43

Dr. Victor Nitti tapped to lead critical efforts of AUA Office of Education BALTIMORE, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Victor W. Nitti, of the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center, has been appointed by the AUA Board of Directors as the new Chair of the AUA Office of Education. Dr. Nitti will assume his new role on June 1, 2015. An active member of the urology community, Dr. Nitti is currently professor and vice chairman of the Department of Urology and...

potty training
2014-10-09 03:00:27

Provided by Karen Richardson, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Children who start toilet training before age 2 have a three times higher risk of developing daytime wetting problems later, according to new research at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. “Parents who train their children early to meet preschool deadlines, to save landfills from diapers or because they think toddlers are easier to train should know there can be serious repercussions,” says lead author Steve Hodges,...

2014-10-09 08:27:36

ProMark(TM) Validated to Predict Disease Aggressiveness and Empower Informed Treatment Decisions CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark announced today the nationwide availability of ProMark(TM), the first-of-its-kind protein-based biopsy test designed to improve the accuracy of prognosis for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. For the 205,000 men annually with indeterminate Gleason scores (3+3 and 3+4), ProMark can help identify aggressiveness of the disease....

2014-10-09 08:27:12

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, will release financial results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014 after the market close on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30...

2014-10-08 23:08:12

Dr. Martin Bastuba, one of the most experienced and sought-after microsurgeons in the world, now offers the Executive Vasectomy Experience. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Fall is football season! It’s also the end of a busy summer, a break before the upcoming holiday season, and a great time to think about a vasectomy. What better way to do it than before you watch the big game? Dr. Martin Bastuba, one of the most experienced and sought-after microsurgeons in the world,...


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