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2014-01-02 16:22:15

SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 180 Medical, a leader in the home delivery of intermittent catheters and other medical supplies, announced today that it has acquired Symbius Medical, a national home medical supply company. "Symbius and 180 Medical share a common focus on providing exceptional customer care in the home delivery of medical supplies," said Todd Brown, CEO of 180 Medical, a ConvaTec subsidiary. "The addition of Symbius extends our ability to serve...

2013-12-31 23:24:33

Children’s Urology, Austin’s only pediatric urology practice, has opened a multi-disciplinary clinic dedicated to addressing bowel and bladder problems—conditions that often go hand in hand. This combined care is provided all under one roof. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Children’s Urology, Austin’s only pediatric urology practice, has opened a multi-disciplinary clinic dedicated to addressing bowel and bladder problems—conditions that often go hand in hand. They have...

2013-12-26 23:01:33

In 2011, the FDA approved Botox to be utilized for bladder control purposes. After thorough investigation, Women’s Excellence has made the decision to offer this unique therapy to their patients suffering with urinary incontinence and bladder spasm issues. Royal Oak, Michigan (PRWEB) December 26, 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 tissue. When used in...

2013-12-23 08:26:09

~Positive Coverage Decision Adds 2.7 Million Covered Lives for Urgent PC MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that Medical Mutual has written a positive coverage policy for Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) delivered via Uroplasty's Urgent(®) PC Neuromodulation System for treatment...

2013-12-18 23:26:38

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Symptoms of stress incontinence include leakage that occurs after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during exercise and is often related to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of urge incontinence include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions. InTone® is the first medical device that combines muscle stimulation and...

2013-12-18 11:30:09

Study shows encouraging results for improving postoperative pain management and reducing the need for pain medicine after major pediatric urology procedures Researchers at Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's), one of the nation's 50 best children's hospitals, have identified a new technique that will significantly decrease pain for children following high-risk urology surgeries. Findings of the pain management technique were published in the December 2013 online issue of...

2013-12-16 12:24:59

Dedicated Women's Program Takes Personal Approach to Intimate Urologic, Pelvic Health Issues OWINGS MILLS, Md., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates recently launched its new Women's Personal Health program, focusing on the unique urologic and pelvic health needs of women throughout the Greater Baltimore region. In fact, Chesapeake Urology is the only urology practice in the Mid-Atlantic region with a dedicated urology program just for women, taking a personal...

2013-12-10 08:31:03

LINTHICUM, Md., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) has named Timothy D. Averch, MD, FACS, the 2014-2015 Gallagher Health Policy Scholar. Dr. Averch joins the prestigious ranks of past Gallagher Health Policy Scholars. The Gallagher Health Policy Scholar Program, created in honor of former AUA Executive Director G. James Gallagher, is designed to train the next generation of urologists for leadership positions in health policy. Scholars...

2013-12-10 08:29:41

Seasoned Executive Adds Expertise in Developing, Branding and Commercializing Medical Device Products to UPI Team MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI) a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that David B. Perry has joined the Company as Vice President of Marketing. He joins Uroplasty with nearly 20 years of experience developing,...

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...