How I do it: Best urologic surgery articles of 2016

January 24, 2017

In 2016, our "Hands On" section included articles about bulbomembranous urethroplasty, recurrent urinary tract infections, transgender surgery, and more.

Christopher M. Gonzalez, MD, MBAFor the last several years, Urology Times’ “Hands On” section covers the latest in urologic surgical techniques and office-based procedures. Christopher M. Gonzalez, MD, MBA (left), serves as the section editor for Hands On. In 2016, this section included articles about bulbomembranous urethroplasty, recurrent urinary tract infections, transgender surgery, and more.

Continue to the next page for a recap of "Hands On" in 2016.

 

 

 

Bulbomembranous urethroplasty: External sphincter-sparing approach

Reynaldo Gomez, MD, describes the surgical steps of this new technique and shares promising preliminary results. Learn more

 

 

 

Placement of a hydrogel rectal spacer before RT for prostate Ca

Placement draws on urologists' pre-existing skills and adds minimal morbidity to the patient, say Yair Lotan, MD, Ryan Hutchinson, MD, and Michael Folkert, MD, PhD. Read more

 

 

 

How to manage recurrent UTIs in postmenopausal women

Although there is no clear-cut solution to the problem of recurrent UTIs in postmenopausal women, "various strategies can be employed that have found success," write Wade Bushman, MD, PhD, and Brian V. Le, MD, MA. Read more

 

 

 

Pediatric urolithiasis: Update and practical pointers

Stone disease has become prevalent in children and requires aggressive preventive measures, writes Irene M. McAleer, MD, JD, MBA. Read more

 

 

 

Management of the patient requesting transgender surgery

"As surgeons of the genitourinary tract, urologists are likely to see increased demand from transgender patients both for general urologic care and for needs specific to surgical transition," write Geolani W. Dy, MD, and Lee C. Zhao, MD, MS. Read more

 

 

 

Role of LND in patients undergoing radical nephroureterectomy

Simon P. Kim, MD, MPH, examines several factors behind the lack of consensus for using regional lymph node dissection in patients undergoing radical nephroureterectomy. Read more

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