"The newest frontier of therapy for stress incontinence is regenerative medicine and stem cell–based therapies," says Melissa R. Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS.
Urology Times is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022. To mark the occasion, we are highlighting 50 of the top innovations and developments that have transformed the field of urology over the past 50 years. In this installment, Melissa R. Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS, discusses the innovative use of stem cell–derived treatments in urologic conditions such as stress urinary incontinence. . Dr. Kaufman is a Professor of urology, Patricia and Rodes Hart Endowed Chair of Urologic Surgery, and Chief of Reconstructive Urology and Pelvic Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.