Worry After Prostatectomy a Self-fulfilling Prophecy Worry After Prostatectomy a Self-fulfilling Prophecy
Three years after a radical prostatectomy, men with the personality trait of neuroticism scored worse on urinary, bowel, sexual, and hormonal domains.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Urology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Mauna Kea Nixes Deal with Cook Medical
Citing a lack of commercial progress, Mauna Kea Technologies is calling off an agreement with Cook Medical that was signed a little over three years ago involving Mauna Kea's Cellvizio platform. Paris, France-based Mauna Kea said the decision to terminate the development and distribution agreements with Cook was mutual. Cook has not officially commented on the news. Cellvizio is a multidisciplinary probe and needle-based confocal laser endoscopy platform. The device enables direct visualization of human tissues at the cellular scale and allows doctors to detect anomalies invisible with standard techniques, part...
Source: MDDI - February 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Mauna Kea, Cook Medical terminate Cellvizio dev, distro deal
Mauna Kea (ENT:MKEA) said today that it and Cook Medical have mutually decided to terminate their development and distribution agreement. The deal, originally inked in late 2015, included the development of Mauna Kea’s Cellvizio confocal laser endomicroscopy systems for urologic applications. Paris-based Mauna Kea said that it agreed to develop a private-label version of the Cellvizio with an emphasis on characterizing upper urinary tract urothelial cancer. “Mauna Kea was understandably excited by the prospect of combining our innovative, confocal laser endomicroscopy technology with an established medical...
Source: Mass Device - February 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Imaging Urology Cook Medical Mauna Kea Technologies Source Type: news

What Is New in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy What Is New in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy
Get up-to-date on the latest advancements in the field of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Surveillance of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Tripled
(MedPage Today) -- Radical prostatectomy gained some ground for high-risk disease (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - February 12, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Valve Surgery and Opioids; Hospital Alarm Fatigue: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics also include prostatectomy versus watchful waiting, and flu vaccines and heart failure (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - December 15, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Does Radical Prostatectomy Trump Watchful Waiting? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Randomized trial data point to benefit with surgery after 29 years, but much has changed over that time (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - December 14, 2018 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Radical Prostatectomy Has Lasting Benefit for Localized Cancer
THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 -- Men with localized prostate cancer benefit from radical prostatectomy, with a mean of 2.9 years gained, according to a study published in the Dec. 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Anna Bill-Axelson, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prostatectomy Beats Active Surveillance Long Term -- or Does It?
(MedPage Today) -- The 29-year follow-up makes data hard to interpret (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer: 3 Years More After Surgery Prostate Cancer: 3 Years More After Surgery
Men with clinically detected prostate cancer who had a long life expectancy lived for an additional 2.9 years following radical prostatectomy compared with patients who underwent watchful waiting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: PSA levels after prostatectomy
A prostatectomy is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland. Following a prostatectomy, doctors carry out regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to check that the cancer is not returning. Learn more about PSA after a prostatectomy here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Do Some Prostate Cancer Therapies Raise Patients ’ Risks for Bladder Cancer?
Treatment for prostate cancer with external beam radiotherapy was found to be associated with an increased risk for development of bladder cancer when compared with radical prostatectomy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Will Single Port Robots Revive the Perineal Radical Prostatectomy?
Designing a robotic-assisted surgery system that brings four robotic arms through a single 25mm port was far from an easy feat for Intuitive Surgical. In a recent interview with MD+DI, Intuitive's chief operating officer described it as a tremendous learning challenge that took the company on a 12-year journey.  But now that the da Vinci SP is on the market, the single-port system has the potential to revive a prostatectomy procedure that has been nearly abandoned as an open surgery. A long time ago, prostatectomy was done through the perineum by making a small incision between the patient's legs, which had the...
Source: MDDI - October 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Outcomes and Costs of Prostatectomy at High-Volume CentersOutcomes and Costs of Prostatectomy at High-Volume Centers
Are prostatectomies performed at high-volume centers tied to better outcomes in prostate cancer? What are the economic implications? Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Radical Prostatectomy Has Lasting Benefit for Localized Cancer
Mean 2.9 years gained after 23 years of follow - up among men with localized prostate cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 11, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Robotics Adopted to Perform Prostatectomies
Sarah Mangiola A new study found that robotic-assisted radical prostatectomies are becoming more common in the U.S. read more (Source: Articles from MedicalDesign.com)
Source: Articles from MedicalDesign.com - September 5, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Tags: Electronics Surgery News Source Type: news

Early Adoption Robotic Prostatectomy Associated With Patient Harm?Early Adoption Robotic Prostatectomy Associated With Patient Harm?
A new analysis shows that in the year before the "tipping point", patients who had a prostatectomy with robotic surgery had twice the risk of adverse events that with traditional open surgery. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 4, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prostatectomy 'Saves Lives'Prostatectomy 'Saves Lives'
Men younger than 65 years and those with intermediate-risk prostate cancer may benefit most from radical prostatectomy, reports Dr. Gerald Chodak. Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Urology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines - April 22, 2014 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Urinary Catheter Education for Prostatectomy PatientsUrinary Catheter Education for Prostatectomy Patients
Should patients undergoing prostatectomy take a catheter management class to reduce post-op problems? Urologic Nursing (Source: Medscape Urology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines - April 1, 2014 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Mortality After Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate CancerMortality After Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer
For localized prostate cancer, which treatment has better outcomes, radical prostatectomy or external beam radiotherapy? Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Is a Nerve-Sparing Prostatectomy?
Many men suffer from erectile dysfunction following surgery to remove the prostate. Because of this, surgeons have developed a modified form of the prostatectomy known as the nerve-sparing prostatectomy that may help to lessen the chances of developing erectile dysfunction. (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Prostatectomy and Risk of Incisional HerniaLaparoscopic Prostatectomy and Risk of Incisional Hernia
Based on Medicare claims data, incisional hernias after radical prostatectomy are about three-times more common with minimally invasive surgery than with an open surgical approach. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 4, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

First Man Has Prostatectomy Because of BRCA Gene MutationFirst Man Has Prostatectomy Because of BRCA Gene Mutation
A medical first: A man who found out in a clinical trial that he was carrying the BRCA2 gene mutation asked for and underwent prostatectomy. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Effects of Screening on Radical Prostatectomy EfficacyEffects of Screening on Radical Prostatectomy Efficacy
A comparison of two studies suggests that it is possible to identify a subset of patients who clearly benefit from radical prostatectomy. Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news