Author | Chase Doyle

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Non-adherence to stone meds raises hospitalization risk

December 01, 2015

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When it comes to urinary stone disease, it appears that prescribers know what they’re doing. According to a study presented at the World Congress of Endourology and SWL in London, non-adherence to kidney stone medications led to a significant increase in adverse health outcomes.

BPH modality may offer efficient option

September 01, 2015

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A novel treatment for the targeted removal of prostate tissue may soon be coming to a hospital near you. According to the results of a phase II study presented at the AUA annual meeting in New Orleans, Aquablation, a minimally invasive water ablation therapy, demonstrated efficient and precise resection of prostate tissue in patients with BPH.

Study: BPH procedure’s benefits sustained at 3 years

September 01, 2015

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The prostatic urethral lift (PUL [UroLift, NeoTract, Inc.]) yields successful 3-year durability and superior rate of improvement of BPH symptoms compared to transurethral resection of the prostate, according to separate studies presented at the AUA annual meeting in New Orleans.

Long-term benefits observed with sling procedures

August 01, 2015

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The three most commonly performed sling procedures exhibit long-term success, according to a recent observational study presented at the AUA annual meeting in New Orleans.