Uro Pipeline: FDA committee votes in favor of nocturia treatment approvalNovember 1st 2016
Other pipeline developments discussed in this article include the initiation of an intravesical bladder cancer study, a gel treatment for ED that has met its primary endpoint, a patent awarded for the first rechargeable implantable SNM along with some other advancements.
Hypogonadism raises cuff erosion risk in AUS patientsOctober 25th 2016
Hypogonadism in men undergoing artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) implantation significantly increases the risk of cuff erosion, according to the results of a study presented by urologists from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.
Study questions use of pre-op cultures to prevent prosthetic infectionSeptember 28th 2016
In this video, Dr. Nicholas Kavoussi sits down with Dr. Arthur L. Burnett, II, of the Urology Times Editorial Council to discuss his 2016 AUA presentation, "Preoperative urine cultures for prosthetic urological surgery: What is the evidence?"
Readers react to blog post about transgender communityAugust 30th 2016
The recent blog post, “The transgender community: Urology has a role and a responsibility,” by Henry Rosevear, MD, prompted comments from several readers. Given the interest in this topic, Urology Times has compiled these comments.
Sexual Function/Dysfunction: Mixed results with CCH in Peyronie'sJuly 20th 2016
Sexual function/dysfunction topics discussed at the 2016 AUA included the findings of multiple studies on the effects of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xiaflex) treatment for Peyronie's disease, causes and treatments for ED, along with a study on patient satisfaction with implantable penile prostheses.
Basic Science Research: Trimodal therapy shows promise in oligometastatic PCaJuly 1st 2016
Other basic science research pearls include preliminary evidence from a porcine model suggesting botulinum toxin type A facilitates ureteral stone passage and the identification of two different microdeletions in the NELL1 gene on chromosome 11 in men with Peyronie's disease.
'T' clinics create concerns about care, competitionApril 1st 2016
One only needs to do a Google search for “testosterone clinic” to realize there’s an explosion of for-profit businesses branded as men’s health establishments, offering what sounds like the fountain of youth to men with “low T” and sexual dysfunction. Unless one of these practices is affiliated with an academic medical center or urology group, there’s a good chance urologists are not part of the picture.
Study: Minority of urologists treat Peyronie’s diseaseMarch 1st 2016
Peyronie’s disease (PD) is surgically treated by a minority of urologists, and urologists who subspecialize in andrology perform a disproportionate number of procedures to treat the condition. Those were among the findings of a case-log analysis that was presented at the 2015 AUA annual meeting in New Orleans and subsequently published in Urology (2016; 87:205-9).
New Products: Single-use ureteroscope, new FDA Approvals for RCC treatment, and an App that helps IC, chronic prostatitis patientsJanuary 26th 2016
Check out the latest new products. From Single-use ureteroscope addresses shortcomings of reusable scopes, to an App that helps IC, chronic prostatitis patients choose the right foods and much more.
Uro Pipeline: 1st patients treated in phase III study of investigational BPH TxJanuary 1st 2016
Other pipeline products discussed in this article include an immunotherapy for metastatic bladder cancer, a treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms of BPH, and an investigational clear cell renal cell carcinoma treatment.
AUA Peyronie’s guideline: Dr. Burnett offers highlightsNovember 23rd 2015
The recently published AUA practice guideline on Peyronie’s disease provides current clinical principles on diagnosis and treatment of a highly prevalent and clinically significant condition, according to the co-chair of the multidisciplinary panel that developed the guideline.
Product Update: HIFU cleared, compact catheter launchedNovember 1st 2015
Other products highlighted in this slideshow include a trial system for incontinence therapy, a compact catheter, a wearable digital technology solution for continence care assessment and management, and laser fiber and sheath system.