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IMAGING Management

Narrow Band Imaging Can Reduce Recurrence of Bladder Tumours

2016 03 May

Researchers in Europe have found that using narrow band imaging in bladder tumour surgery can significantly reduce the risk of disease recurrence. The results of the clinical trial, published in European Urology, compared two groups of bladder cancer patients who were due to undergo bladder tumour resection surgery. Only 5.6% of low-risk patients... Read more

ICU Management

Readmission in Urologic Surgery Patients

2015 23 May

A new study has found that patients who underwent elective major urologic surgery were twice as likely as other surgical patients to be readmitted to the surgical intensive care unit (SICU). The most common cause of readmission was respiratory compromise, according to the study presented at the American Urological Association annual meeting.The study... Read more

IMAGING Management

New MRI Technique Improves Prostate Cancer Detection

2015 08 Jan

A new imaging technique that measurably improves upon current prostate imaging could have significant implications for how patients with prostate cancer are ultimately treated. The new method called restriction spectrum imaging-MRI (RSI-MRI) was developed by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and University... Read more


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