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Urology Division
20
Jun

Help for Hepatitis C

At least 3.2 million Americans are infected with the hepatitis C virus. About 2.5 million of them don’t know it. They risk becoming the victims of a silent epidemic. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of chronic liver disease, in the U.S. and around the world. Nationally, about half of all cases of cirrhosis...
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19
Jun

The Age Of Minimally Invasive Surgery

For hundreds of years, physicians have been seeking ways to spare their patients the trauma and risks of open surgery. Finally, the time has come. Minimally invasive surgery is the long sought after alternative to traditional open surgery. Until very recently, surgery has always involved a sizeable incision through flesh and muscle (and sometimes bone) to...
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13
Jun

Scalpel-Free Vasectomy

A simple, painless, 10-minute procedure in the doctor’s office can provide men with a lifetime of reliable contraception. It’s a simple surgery with a simple goal: Vasectomy provides permanent male birth control by severing and blocking the tubes through which sperm pass to mix with semen. Sperm are produced in the male’s testes (testicles) and stored...
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11
Jun

Conquering Incontinence

The first step to ending the discomfort and embarrassment is a visit to your doctor or urologist. We can help. UI can be slightly bothersome or truly debilitating. The embarrassment of “wetting” in public can interfere with normal everyday activities and cause tremendous emotional distress. And, too often, embarrassment keeps people with urinary incontinence from confiding...
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06
Jun

Battling Prostate Cancer…What helps, what doesn’t

Promoting Wellness for Prostate Cancer Patients  Dr. Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH (available on Amazon.com)  Many people these days are interested in holistic therapy, and just about everyone would prefer to take something “natural” rather than taking pills. When it comes to prostate cancer and prostate health, patients will ask, “What can I do doc,...
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04
Jun

Robot Assisted Surgery for Prostate Cancer

More than 200,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010. Those of them that need surgery will find a remarkable new tool in their surgeon’s hands. Health statistics tell us that about 1 of every 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. In the years since the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test...
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