Clinicians from the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction, AUA, and American Urogynecologic Society discuss the FDA ban on mesh for pelvic organ prolapse.
"Fake news rules the world today. It certainly applies to the use of mesh in female pelvic health," writes Gopal H. Badlani, MD.
Although mesh has been banned for prolapse repair, midurethral slings remain a crucial treatment option for stress urinary incontinence.
"All we can do as physicians is reach out to patients with dignity and respect for who they recognize themselves to be," says one urologist.
This article highlights some of the emerging endoscopic robotic systems in urology.
In this article, we provide an overview of the key concepts a clinician must take into consideration when consulting with men interested in undergoing a cosmetic surgical procedure.
Evidence suggests fallopian tube removal will lead to reduced ovarian cancer incidence.
In this Urology Times Q&A, Jessica Nelson, MPAS, PA-C, past president of the Urological Association of Physician Assistants, offers a physician assistant’s perspective on PAs performing urologic procedures, PA training, and more.
Also read about expansions to an intermittent catheter line, a new radiofrequency treatment for improving local vaginal circulation, an app for men navigating fertility challenges, and more.
Research on a cranberry supplement for decreasing UTI incidence as well as a finding that ketorolac was more effective than narcotics in controlling renal colic were among the AUA 2018 take-homes in quality improvement and patient safety.