Friday’s news and reports: December 26, 2008

With at least a dozen new reports available today, we have chosen to focus only on the most significant, several of which may be of clinical importance now or in the near future. Most of the other items provide minimal new information and can be accessed through the UroToday web site by those who are interested. … READ MORE …

A Note on NOTES

I write this from the Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. I write at the conclusion of the first day of the 1st International Summit on … um … er …

Some of it is clear. For example, we are talking about NOTES: Natural Orifice Translumenal Encoscopic Surgery. You know, the kind in which the surgeon removes your kidney through your vagina. You perhaps did not know that the vagina opened naturally to the kidney. Happily there are surgeons who do. … MORE …