Author | Mac Overmyer

Articles

Does specialty affect sling complication rate?

May 01, 2016

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Gynecologists derive higher complication rates than urologists during the first 30 days following sling procedures for urinary incontinence, according to a multicenter study presented at the European Association of Urology annual congress in Munich, Germany.

MET found safe, efficacious in pregnant stone patients

July 01, 2015

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New study data suggest an answer to the problem of managing stones in pregnant women.

Ultrasound stone repositioning facilitates passage

July 01, 2015

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The first clinical trial of a novel ultrasound technology shows that it can safely reposition stones in situ to make them more amenable to natural passage and treatment.

High-risk prostate cancer brings new challenge

January 06, 2015

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Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer are among the great medical accomplishments of the latter part of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st. Five-year survival rates for newly diagnosed loco-regional cancer advanced from 68% in 1975-’77 to 83% in 1987-’89 to nearly 100% in 2003-’09, according to the American Cancer Society. This victory, however impressive, is incomplete.