Urology Times staff
Slings, botulinum toxin among key female urology topics
In the area of female urology, look for key studies at the AUA annual meeting involving sling surgery, onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) injections, and reoperation after pelvic organ prolapse surgery with mesh.
Sexual dysfunction, Peyronie’s research centers on medical therapies
Sexual dysfunction, Peyronie’s research centers on medical therapies
In the area of sexual dysfunction, much of the clinical research continues to focus on medical therapies, and this will be evident at the upcoming AUA annual meeting in San Diego.
Stricture staging, alternative grafts are reconstruction highlights
A new staging system for anterior urethral strictures and alternatives to oral mucosa grafts will be among the key research findings in trauma/reconstruction at the upcoming AUA annual meeting, says a leader in this urology subspecialty.
AUA 2013 Exhibit Hall Highlights
These products and services are from manufacturers that are exhibiting at the American Urological Association annual meeting in San Diego. Exhibit hall booth numbers have been included so that you can search for product demonstrations and exhibits that are of particular interest to you.
Minimally invasive approaches grow in pediatric urology
As in adult urology, minimally invasive approaches continue to grow in pediatric urology, which is reflected in the research being presented at this year’s AUA annual meeting.
Evolving algorithm for treating male voiding symptoms
The algorithm for urologists’ approach to male voiding symptoms is evolving, according to Steven A. Kaplan, MD, of Weill Cornell Medical College, New York. This will be evident in presentations on BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms at the AUA annual meeting.
High-level evidence clarifies use of minimally invasive surgeries
Image guidance during surgery, use of lasers and other light-based therapies for upper tract disease, and clarification of the impact of surgical modifications using high-level evidence are the major themes of minimally invasive surgery that you can expect at this year’s AUA annual meeting.
Watch for initial findings of pelvic pain research at AUA 2013
At this year’s AUA annual meeting, studies from the Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network represent the initial drops of an expected “flood of data” in coming years, according to Philip M. Hanno, MD, MPH, of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Male infertility research explores causality
New research on potential causes of male infertility hold key messages for urologists at this year’s AUA annual meeting, according to Craig S. Niederberger, MD, of the University of Illinois, Chicago.
ACA rollout, urologist shortage dominate health policy discussion
At this year’s AUA annual meeting, expect much discussion in and away from the convention center to focus on what the ACA means to urologists, the work force shortage, and scope of practice issues.

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