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The Impact of Patient, Procedural, and Staffing Factors Upon Ureteroscopic Costs - Duane Baldwin

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In this conversation, Jamie Landman, MD, and Duane Baldwin, MD, discuss the recent publication, “The Impact of Patient, Procedural, and Staffing Factors Upon Ureteroscropic Costs.” Dr. Baldwin, a senior author on this paper, describes the expensive nature of stone disease — the most expensive urologic diagnosis — and how the study assessed 129 cases for cost-related factors such as operative lengt...

Effect of 3-Dimensional Virtual Reality Models for Surgical Planning of Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy on Surgical Outcomes - Ketan Badani

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Robotic Surgeon Ketan Badani, MD, joins Jamie Landman, MD, and Monty Pal, MD, to discuss the paper, “The Effect of 3-Dimensional Virtual Reality Models for Surgical Planning of Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy on Surgical Outcomes” for Kidney Cancer today. Dr. Badani describes the outcomes of this clinical trial, which randomized patients receiving partial nephrectomy to the usual preoperative...

Journal Club on Ureteroscopic Doppler Ultrasonography: Mapping Renal Blood Flow From Within the Collecting System- Evangelos Liatsikos and Roshan Patel

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Recently published in the Journal of Endourology and the Endourology Society, Jaime Landman, MD, talks with Roshan Patel, MD about his manuscript, titled “Uteroscopic Doppler Ultrasonography, Mapping Renal Blood Flow From Within the Collecting System.” Joined by Dr. Evangelos Liastikos, Dr. Patel notes that while ultrasound has been used in urology since the 1960s, there are limitations to the tec...

Surgical and Biomaterial Advances Towards Regeneration of the Lower Urinary Tract - Trinity Bivalacqua

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Trinity Bivalacqua speaks about the principles of tissue engineering and how this relates to the production of a new urinary like tissue. Biographies: Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, Ph.D., Director of Urologic Oncology, Associate Professor of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Related Content: Engineering & Urology Society: "Found in Translation"- Kurt Azarbarzin Read the...

Growth in Urology Through Innovation - Abel Ang

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Abel Ang highlights recently launched devices for endourology. He discusses larger themes about the future of urology and how we can support that growth and innovation. Biography: Abel Ang, Group Chief Executive Officer Advanced MedTech Holdings. Abel has served as the Senior Advisor to the CEO of Greatbatch Inc (NYSE: ITGR), providing guidance relative to the commercialization of medical device t...

Innovate to Elevate the Practice of Urology - Arie Belldegrun

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Arie Belldegrun discusses innovation as a critical element in elevating the practice of urology. He emphasizes that all urologists hold the potential for driving innovation in urology. Biographies: Arie Belldegrun, MD, FACS, Arie S. Belldegrun MD. FACS, is an Israeli-born American urologic oncologist, businessman, and investor. Related Content: Growth in Urology Through Innovation - Abel Ang Read...

Surgical Breakthroughs in the Management of Obstructive Bladder Disease - Joshua Mauney

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Joshua Mauney speaks about surgical breakthroughs in the management of obstructive bladder disease which includes a rat model of neurogenic bladder, fetal ovine exstrophy, as well as a model created in our laboratory for partial bladder outlet obstruction in swine. Biographies: Joshua Mauney, Ph.D., Department of Urology, Boston Children's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical...

Overcoming the Limitations of Laparoscopy - Kurt Azarbarzin

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Kurt Azarbarzin speaks on the limitations associated with laparoscopy, and how ConMed's AirSeal System aims to overcome these limitations. Biography Kurt Azarbarzin, President & CEO Verb Surgical, and a member of the board of directors. He brings over 30 years of medical device industry and surgery market experience to the company. In his most recent role, he was Chief Technology Officer at ConMed...

34th Annual Engineering and Urology Society Meeting, A Welcome Address - Jaime Landman

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In this introductory presentation, Program Chairs Jaime Landman and Zhamshid Okhunov, welcome attendees to the 2019 34th Annual Engineering and Urology Society Meeting which took place at the 2019 AUA meeting in Chicago on May 5. Biographies: Jaime Landman, MD , Professor and Chairman, UCI Department of Urology, UC Irvine Medical Center Zhamshid Okhunov, MD, Urology Fellow, Department of Urology,...

Engineering & Urology Society: "Found in Translation"- Kurt Azarbarzin

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Jaime Landman is the Co-Director along with Zhamshid Okhunov, also of UCI, at the Engineering and Urology Society meeting, taking place during the AUA 2019 meeting in Chicago on May 5. One of our major highlights of this meeting will be the CEO Roundtable. The theme of the 2019 CEO roundtable is the successful translation of ideas into technology addressing unmet medical needs. Joining the roundta...