SURGICAL/OFFICE TECHNIQUES

Use of biologic grafts in pelvic organ prolapse surgery
Use of biologic grafts in pelvic organ prolapse surgeryPelvic organ prolapse is a very prevalent condition, affecting up to half of all women over 50 years old. Biological grafts may be useful in certain patients but long-term trials are needed to guide their proper use.
Verbal anesthesia: How it’s used in urologic procedures
Pain most common reason for post-URS ED visitsAmong ED visits within 30 days of elective ureteroscopy over the 6-month span, pain was the presenting complaint in about 60% of patients, Scott and White Medical Center researchers report.
Can the robot help heal endometriosis?Researchers in France asked the question in a study using patient questionnaires.
Role of molecular biomarkers in localized prostate cancer
Radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: Tools vs. techniqueThe purpose of this article is to discuss important principles of radical cystectomy, whether performed using the open, laparoscopic, or robotic approach.
URS and ED risk: Intriguing association
Ureteroscopy may adversely affect erectile functionResults of a retrospective study raise concern that ureteroscopy may adversely affect erectile function.
Ureteroscopy: Surgeons show techniques, tips in videosIn these videos, high-volume stone surgeons demonstrate novel approaches to classification, visualization, and treatment of stones.
How I do it: Best urologic surgery articles of 2016In 2016, our "Hands On" section included articles about bulbomembranous urethroplasty, recurrent urinary tract infections, transgender surgery, and more.

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