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January 2019

Patient Care

3D tumor models help plan timely, cost-effective treatment for rare rhabdomyosarcoma
Mayo pediatric radiologists construct 3D, color-coded models of the tumor and surrounding structures to assess the best potential therapies for each child and assist the surgical team with preoperative planning and reference during surgery.

Mayo Clinic offers MRI-directed, minimally invasive focal therapies for prostate cancer
Focal therapy treats only the area with the most aggressive tumor, while leaving the rest of the prostate and its surrounding structures alone. Available options include cryoablation, focal laser ablation and high-frequency ultrasound ablation.

Specialist in female urology and pelvic floor surgery joins Mayo Clinic
Brian J. Linder, M.D., a specialist in the management of overactive bladder, including advanced treatment options such as bladder Botox injection, sacral neuromodulation and noninvasive percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation, joins Urology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota.


Mayo urologists implement standardized guideline for pain management and opioids prescription
A task force focused on adult patients without a history of chronic opioid use undergoing urologic surgery recommends nonnarcotic pain regimens as first line treatment and maximum recommended quantities of opioids based on similar levels of perceived pain.

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2019 Mayo Clinic Urology Review
Jan. 21-25, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This course reviews and updates urologic oncology, stones, endourology, pediatrics, pelvic reconstruction, incontinence and general urology. Focus includes evaluation and management of malignant and benign urologic diseases plus innovative technologies and management options.

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In the Video Center

Surgical treatment options for people with prostate cancer
Men with moderately aggressive rather than less aggressive prostate cancer, and young men more than old, may benefit more from surgery than active surveillance. Igor Frank, M.D., discusses surgical options and potential side effects.

Therapies for nonpsychogenic erectile dysfunction
Landon W. Trost, M.D., discusses therapies for nonpsychogenic erectile dysfunction that focus on improving comorbid conditions, minimizing iatrogenic factors and treating symptoms.

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