The best take-home messages from the 2010 AUA annual meeting in San Francisco

July 1, 2010

The 105th AUA annual meeting provided important research advances on several fronts. Two themes emerged across a number of presentations: utilization of various diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities (both overuse and underuse); and interrelationships among various non-urologic medical conditions.

San Francisco-The 105th AUA annual meeting provided important research advances on several fronts. Two themes emerged across a number of presentations: utilization of various diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities (both overuse and underuse)-a hot topic in the new world of health care reform; and interrelationships among various non-urologic medical conditions, including metabolic syndrome, and urologic diseases.

These themes were highlighted in the meeting's take-home messages: the key research and policy points in 27 topic areas. In this article Urology Times brings you the meeting highlights in succinct bullet points. Messages have been edited for space, and those of particular interest are highlighted in red.

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