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A 5-Year Single-Institution Experience Integrating Telehealth Into Urologic Care Delivery – DocWire News

This article was originally published here Telemed J E Health. 2020 Oct 30.

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The sole function of the clitoris is female orgasm. Is that why its ignored by medical science? – The Guardian

Urological surgeon Helen OConnell was the first person to completely map the full anatomy and nerve pathways of the clitoris. Photograph: Alana Holmberg/Oculi for the Guardian Professor Caroline de Costa is awaiting feedback

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Finerenone Slows CKD Progression in Diabetic Kidney Disease – Renal and Urology News

Finerenone, an investigational mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist (MRA), slows progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with diabetic kidney disease compared with placebo, according to phase 3 trial results presented October 23 at the American Society of Nephrologys Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined virtual conference and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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FDA Approves Veklury as First Treatment for COVID-19 – Renal and Urology News

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Veklury (remdesivir; Gilead Sciences) for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in patients aged 12 years and older (weighing at least 40kg) requiring hospitalization. Veklury is a nucleotide analogue with broad-spectrum antiviral activity that should only be administered in a hospital or in a healthcare setting capable of providing acute care comparable to inpatient hospital care.

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Mount Sinai Receives $4 Million Gift to Support Prostate Health and Urology Department – Newswise

Newswise Mount Sinai has received a $4 million donation from Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch to support prostate health and the Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at Mount Sinai. The prostate program located at 625 Madison Avenue and founded by Ash Tewari, MBBS, MCh, Kyung Hyun Kim, MD Professor and Chair of Urology will be named The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Center for Prostate Health. The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Center for Prostate Health is transforming prostate cancer treatment and we are pleased to continue to support Dr

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A big thanks to heroes in health care – Fort Dodge Messenger

To the Editor: This past year I have been fortunate to be working with several amazing individuals in our community whom I need to personally acknowledge. The doctors and staff at UnityPoint Urology, Oncology Center of Iowa in Fort Dodge and the local VA Medical Clinic are awesome.

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Teleflex Interventional Urology Expands Portfolio with Introduction of the UroLift Advanced Tissue Control (ATC) System – GlobeNewswire

WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX) today announced the expansion of its UroLift System portfolio with the introduction of the UroLift Advanced Tissue Control (ATC) System.

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Former foster youth launches a new kind of mentorship – Palo Alto Online

For recent Palo Alto High School graduate Makayla Miller, having someone with whom she can relate, go to for college advice or simply text when she's having a bad day has been vital.

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Clinical concerns at Craigavon Hospital with urology patients’ care set to be reviewed – Armagh i

A number of Craigavon Area Hospital urology patients are to be their care reviewed after the Southern Trust cited clinical concerns in relation to the work of a consultant urologist who no longer works in the health service. The Southern Health and Social Care Trust notified the Department of Health of the concerns on July 31

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Urology Instrument (COVID-19 Version) Market Insights, Forecast to 2025 | Fresenius Medical Care (Germany), Baxter (US), Boston Scientific (US),…

Urology Instrument (COVID-19 Version) Market 2020 Overview: Reports Monitor has recently added a new report to its vast depository titled Global Urology Instrument (COVID-19 Version) Market 2020.

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Global Urology Surgical Instruments Market 2020 Growth Drivers, Investment Opportunity and Product Developments 2025 Wall Street Call – Reported…

iCrowdNewswire Oct 29, 202011:54 AM ET Global Urology Surgical Instruments Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 introduced by MarketsandResearch.biz offers exclusive research & analysis on the market that gives analysis on market conditions, trends, inclinations, key players, opportunities, and geographical analysis. The report entails key developments in the global Urology Surgical Instruments market that demonstrates extensive information pertaining to detailed coverage, with appropriate references of definition, application, and regional scope. The report attempts to track the evolution of the growth path of the market from 2015 to 2020

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Proliance Surgeons Partners With Regence and Signify Health to Accelerate Value-based Care – PRNewswire

SEATTLE, Oct.

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What Are the Best ED Treatments for Heart Patients? – Healthline

If youve received a diagnosis of erectile dysfunction (ED) and have a heart condition, you might be wondering which ED treatments are safe and effective. There are currently several treatments available for ED. Many of the first- and second-line treatments used for ED are also appropriate for people who have heart disease.

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Risk of Nonspinal Fracture Increased in Moderate to Severe CKD – Renal and Urology News

Patients with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) are an increased risk for nonspinal fractures, a new systematic review and meta-analysis confirms. Patients with CKD stages 3a to 5D had a significant 2.4-fold increased risk for hip fracture and a significant 1.5-fold increased risk for nonvertebral fractures, Tatiane Vilaca, MD, of the University of Sheffield, Metabolic Bone Centre, in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and colleagues reported in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. The hip fracture finding was based on a meta-analysis of 10 studies involving 5,798,566 patients with CKD G3a-G5D, including 363,410 with hip fracture

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Financial news: What does it mean and how can it help you? – Urology Times

Making heads or tails of the financial news can be difficult. What does it really mean when the market was up or down?

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Focus on Mens Health and Prostate Cancer – On Cancer – Memorial Sloan Kettering

Thursday, October 15, 2020 Audio | 55:40 On September 30, a panel of MSK experts answered your questions about starting or continuing your cancer treatment in the current environment. A team of experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering shared their insights on prostate cancer and mens health in an Information Session for patients, caregivers and those at increased risk for the disease.

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Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy and Percutaneous Cryoablation Offer Similar Oncologic Outcomes – Renal and Urology News

Percutaneous cryoablation (PCA) and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) for small renal tumors offer comparable oncologic outcomes and similar rates of perioperative complications, a recent study found. PCA, however, offers better preservation of kidney function during months 1 to 3 following treatment, suggesting that the procedure may be a good choice for patients with chronic kidney disease for whom preservation of renal function is essential, according to investigators. In a retrospective study, Takafumi Yanagisawa, MD, of The Jikei University School of Medicine in Japan, and colleagues compared 2 propensity score-matched cohorts of patients who had nephron-sparing surgery for cT1 renal tumors: 90 patients who received PCA and 90 patients who underwent LPN.

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New Jersey Urology is the First-Ever Urology Group to Launch Epic’s Electronic Health Record – PRNewswire

BLOOMFIELD, N.J., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey Urology ("NJU"), the leading urology service provider in New Jersey, and Urology Management Associates ("UMA"), NJU's administrative practice management, are pleased to announce the launch of its urologic-centric Epic electronic health record

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Report of the president: Appointments and promotions | Stanford News – Stanford University News

APPOINTMENTS WITHOUT LIMIT OF TIME: DeSimone, Joseph, Professor of Radiology and of Chemical Engineering, effective September 1, 2020 Hernandez-Boussard, Tina, Associate Professor of Medicine, and by courtesy, of Surgery, effective November 1, 2020 Rose, Sherri, Associate Professor of Medicine, effective August 1, 2020. Setsompop, Kawin, Associate Professor of Radiology, effective November 1, 2020 PROMOTIONS WITHOUT LIMIT OF TIME: Bauer, Andrew, Associate Professor of Anthropology, effective September 1, 2020 Collins, Steven, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, effective November 1, 2020 Dixon, Scott, Associate Professor of Biology, effective January 1, 2021 Feng, Liang, Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, effective October 1, 2020 Goldbogen, Jeremy, Associate Professor of Biology, effective January 1, 2021 Gweon, Hyowon, Associate Professor of Psychology, effective September 1, 2020 Huh, June, Professor of Mathematics, effective September 1, 2020 Pasa, Sergiu, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, effective August 1, 2020 Rivas-Davila, Juan, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, effective September 1, 2020 Seetah, Krish, Associate Professor of Anthropology, effective August 1, 2020 Simard, Julia, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, and by courtesy, of Medicine, effective January 1, 2021 Stanford, Douglas, Associate Professor of Physics, effective September 1, 2020 Yan Xia, Associate Professor of Chemistry, effective September 1, 2020 PROMOTION FOR A CONTINUING TERM: Srivastava, Sakti, Professor (Teaching) of Surgery, effective October 1, 2020 OTHER APPOINTMENTS: Achour, Sara, Assistant Professor (subject to Ph.D.) of Computer Science, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2024 Allende Santa Cruz, Claudia, Assistant Professor of Economics in the Graduate School of Business, for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2025 Banik, Steven, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, for the period September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2025 Bouland, Adam, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2024 Chaudhari, Akshay, Assistant Professor (Research) of Radiology, for the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2024, coterminous with continued salary and research funding from sponsored projects Clark, Susan, Assistant Professor of Physics, for the period September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2025 Fletcher, Brian, Associate Professor (Teaching) of Law, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 Geldsetzer, Pascal, Assistant Professor of Medicine, for the period November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2024 Kasowski, Maya, Assistant Professor of Medicine and of Pathology, and by courtesy, of Genetics, for the period July 1, 2020 through June 20, 2024 Kozleski, Elizabeth, Professor (Research) of Education, for the period August 31, 2020 through August 30, 2025, coterminous with continued salary and research funding from sponsored projects Liu, Fang, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2024 Mason, Daniel, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, for the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2024 Sharaf, Naima, Assistant Professor of Biology, for the period September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2025 Trivedi, Mudit, Assistant Professor (subject to Ph.D.) of Anthropology, for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2025 OTHER PROMOTIONS: Blanchet, Jose, Professor of Management Science and Engineering, effective September 1, 2020 Gipper, Brandon, Associate Professor of Accounting in the Graduate School of Business, for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023 Hbert, Benjamin, Associate Professor of Finance in the Graduate School of Business, for the period August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2023 Heilshorn, Sarah, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and by courtesy, of Chemical Engineering and of Bioengineering, effective August 1, 2020 Spakowitz, Andrew, Professor of Chemical Engineering and of Materials Science and Engineering, effective September 1, 2020 Yang, Peter, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, effective October 1, 2020 OTHER REAPPOINTMENTS: Auclert, Adrien, Assistant Professor of Economics, for the period July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024 Bacchetta, Rosa, Associate Professor (Research) of Pediatrics, for the period August 1, 2020 through April 30, 2025, coterminous with continued salary and research funding from sponsored projects Baiocchi, Michael, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and, by courtesy, of Statistics and of Medicine, for the period September 1, 2021 through August, 2022 Battiato, Ilenia, Assistant Professor of Earth System Science, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 Bernert, Rebecca, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, for the period October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022 Bocolo, Luigi, Assistant Professor of Economics, for the period August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023 Boettiger, Alistair, Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 Brandman, Onn, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, for the period September 1, 2020 through November 30, 2020 Chan, David, Assistant Professor of Medicine, for the period November 1, 2022 through October 31, 2023 Chaudhuri, Ovijit, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, for the period August 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020 Clement, Julien, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Graduate School of Business, for the period July 17, 2022 through July 16, 2023 Cuesta Rodriguez, Jos, Assistant Professor of Economics, for the period July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2026 Dubra, Alfredo, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021 Duncan, Laramie, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, for the period September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023 Dunn, Laura, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, for the period September 1, 2020 through November 30, 2020 Dylan, Dodd, Assistant Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology, for the period August 16, 2022 through August 15, 2023 Ellsworth, William, Professor (Research) of Geophysics, for the period October 4, 2020 through October 3, 2025, coterminous with continued salary and research funding from sponsored projects Feldman, Brian, Assistant Professor of Physics, for the period September 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 Fetter, Dan, Assistant Professor of Economics, for the period July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025 Frock, Richard, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, for the period January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 Fung, Lawrence, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, for the period July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024 Gao, Xiaojing, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, for the period April 1, 2024 through March 31, 2025 Garcia, Antero, Assistant Professor of Education, for the period January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023 Gorle, Catherine, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024 Grillet, Nicolas, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, for the period April 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024 Gross, Eric, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, for the period September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022 Gu, Xun, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Materials Science and Engineering, for the period June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 Heaney, Catherine, Associate Professor (Teaching) of Psychology and of Medicine, for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025 Hebert, Benjamin, Associate Professor of Finance in the Graduate School of Business, for the period August 1, 2023 through July 31, 2024 Hoffman, Mark, Assistant Professor of Sociology, for the period October 16, 2023 through October 15, 2024 Honigsberg, Colleen, Associate Professor of Law, for the period June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2025 Hu, Yang, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, for the period December 1, 2020 through November 30, 2021 Huang, Possu, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, for the period October 1, 2020 through August 31, 2022 Huang, Ting Ting, Associate Professor (Research) of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, for the period November 1, 2020 through October 31, 2021, coterminous with continued salary and research funding from sponsored projects Iyer, Usha, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, for the period June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2024 Jagannathan, Prassana, Assistant Professor of Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology, for the period January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023 Jaiswal, Siddhartha, Assistant Professor of Pathology, for the period November 1, 2021 through October 31, 2022 Kaltschmidt, Julia, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, for the period April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022 Kantor, Roanne, Assistant Professor of English, for the period July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 Kasowski, Maya, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and by courtesy, of Genetics, for the period July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025 Keca, Srdan, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History, for the period September 1, 2023 through August 31, 2024 Konermann, Silvana, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, for the period October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024 Konings, Alexandra, Assistant Professor of Earth System Science, for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 Kronengold, Charles, Assistant Professor of Music, for the period January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 Kundaje, Anshul, Assistant Professor of Genetics and of Computer Science, for the period December 1, 2020 through November 30

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Urosurgical Center of Richmond is the First Ambulatory Surgery Center in Virginia to Deploy LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot – Business Wire

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As healthcare facilities look for new and innovative ways to battle multi-drug resistant organisms that can pose a risk to patient safety, Urosurgical Center of Richmond has taken a leap into the future with a LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot named Rosie that destroys hard-to-kill viruses, bacteria and superbugs in hard-to-clean places.

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Urology Imaging Systems Market 2020: Potential growth, attractive valuation make it is a long-term investment | Know the COVID19 Impact | Top Players:…

The Urology Imaging Systems Market reports gives a far reaching review of the worldwide market size and global trends with values. Urology Imaging Systems Market reports additionally give a multi-year pre-memorable for the segment and remember information for financial information of worldwide. Key partners can think about measurements, tables and figures referenced in this report for vital arranging which lead to achievement of the association.

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Shoag joins UH Department of Urology – Cleveland Jewish News

Dr. Jonathan Shoag recently became a member of the University Hospitals Department of Urology team. Shoag, who specializes in bladder, kidney, prostate and urological cancers, has offices at both the UH Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland and the UH Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood, according to a news release

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In face of COVID-19 threat, more dialysis patients bring treatment home – FierceBiotech

NIPOMO, Calif.

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Nephrology And Urology Devices Market Incredible Possibilities, Growth Analysis and Forecast To 2026 |112233 – The Daily Chronicle

Overview Of Nephrology And Urology Devices Industry 2020-2025: This has brought along several changes in This report also covers the impact of COVID-19 on the global market.

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PROCEPT BioRobotics Announces Medicare and Commercial Reimbursement Coverage for Aquablation Therapy for Enlarged Prostate – PRNewswire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --PROCEPTBioRobotics Corporation, a surgical robotics company developing intelligent solutions to transform the field of urology, today announced that National Government Services (NGS) is the first Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) to establish a final coverage policy for Aquablation therapy delivered by the AquaBeamRobotic System for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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