Hey the 37th Annual Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar is Today!

Offers: Notable Critique Panel and Speakers

• The Seminars host a notable critique panel that dissects each talk
• Experts in urological fields share their knowledge
• Panel awards top speakers at the banquet ceremony

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Re: Sexual Function, Fertility and Quality of Life after Modern Treatment of Anorectal Malformations

These authors investigated sexual function, gastrointestinal quality of life (GIQLI) and fertility outcomes of patients with anorectal malformation (ARM) who underwent sagittal repair. They hypothesized that modern surgical procedures under direct vision might improve postoperative outcomes.
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Impact of Gleason Subtype on Prostate Cancer Detection Using Multiparametric MRI: Correlation with Final Histopathology

Our purpose was to determine whether Gleason pattern 4 architecture impacts tumor visibility on multiparametric (mpMRI) and correlate with final histopathology.
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Re-Defining and Contextualizing the Hospital Volume-Outcome Relationship for Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Implications for Centralization of Care

Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) has undergone rapid dissemination, driven in part by market forces, to become the most frequently employed surgical approach in the management of prostate cancer. Accordingly, a critical analysis of its volume-outcome relationship has important health policy implications. We therefore evaluated the association of hospital RARP volume with perioperative outcomes, and examined the distribution of hospital RARP volumes to contextualize the volume-outcome relationship.
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Aquablation of the Prostate for Symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: One-Year Results

To establish the safety and effectiveness of aquablation, a novel image-guided, robotic-assisted waterjet tissue ablation technology, for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
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