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2014-03-10 08:29:46

HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital hosted the 3(rd) annual Pediatric Urology Robotics Hands-on Course, held March 8 and 9. Sponsored by Intuitive Surgical, it was the first time this national training course had been held in Houston and the Texas Medical Center. For more information about the course, visit texaschildrens.org and mitietexas.com. Led by faculty from Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of...

2014-03-06 23:27:18

Children’s Urology is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its pediatric robotic assisted surgery program, the first and only of its kind in Central Texas. The Austin, Texas based-pediatric urology practice will commemorate the anniversary with the public in a Meet the Robot celebration on April 19 at the local children’s museum, Thinkery. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Children’s Urology is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its pediatric robotic assisted surgery program, the...

2014-03-05 08:30:56

. @UnitedSpinal forms Urology Coalition to increase access to vital Med Tech & Supplies for People w/ # Disabilities NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association today announced the formation of the Urology Coalition to help achieve high quality healthcare for people with disabilities that will lead to improved health outcomes and increased independence. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO The Urology Coalition mission is to counter...

2014-03-04 12:25:43

Urology Device Market Set to Reach Over $2.6 Billion by 2022, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States market for urological devices will expand to over $2.6 billion by 2022. While some formerly high-growth segments, including vaginal slings, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treatment devices and prostate cancer treatment devices, declined in 2013, various factors will...

2014-02-26 08:28:02

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2014 /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 it will participate in the 26th Annual ROTH Conference on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Rob Kill, President and CEO, and Brett Reynolds, Chief Financial Officer, will present at 8:30am PT and meet with investors one on one at the conference at the Ritz...

2014-02-23 23:02:43

The use of a new technology called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) waves to treat prostate cancer without surgery on an out-patient basis moves closer to U.S. approval thanks to Dr. Michael J. Lazar, Jr. and other urologists utilizing this next-generation technology with patients in other nations. SANTA ROSA, California (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 HIFU technology achieves pinpoint accuracy using an “acoustic scalpel” that destroys prostate cancer, while sparing healthy tissue...

2014-02-23 23:01:48

A new study says patients with diabetes are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital after bladder cancer surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 According to new research published in the Journal of Urology and reported by Cancer Monthly, diabetic patients do not typically recover as well after urological operations like bladder cancer surgery, and develop more complications, than do non-diabetic patients. The study evaluated the 30-day unplanned readmission rates of 7,795...

2014-02-19 23:30:35

A new study headed by Dr. Catrina Crisp of Cincinnati Urogynecology Associates and the Fellows Pelvic Center Research Network shows that elderly women who undergo colpocleisis surgery for pelvic organ prolapse experience improved body image and high satisfaction. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Elderly women who undergo colpocleisis surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and to relieve urinary urgency, bladder plain and bowel incontinence experience high satisfaction and improved body image just six...

2014-02-19 23:00:12

Research Study Testing Effectiveness of New Outpatient Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Urologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak are first in the U.S. to treat localized prostate cancer with a transurethral ultrasound therapy guided by magnetic resonance imaging. The experimental treatment is designed to potentially reduce the long-term complications of traditional prostate cancer treatments. The first treatment on Jan. 25 marked the launch...

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...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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