Posts filed under: Urology

NxThera Announces Humana and Aetna Coverage of the Rezūm System to Treat BPH

NxThera, Inc., a medical device company recently announced the Humana and Aetna health care insurance plans have joined other major insurers to provide coverage of the Rezūm® System for the minimally invasive treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlarged...
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BioDerm Announces New Partnership with CellMark Medical, a Division of CellMark AB

BioDerm® Inc. recently announced the launch of their new partnership with CellMark Medical to bring the next generation of urinary management, securement and skin protection devices into select Asian markets....
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Precise Heat Laser Ablation Becomes an Increasingly Viable Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Capturing an image of a prostate cancer has been difficult because prostate tissue and tumor tissue are so similar. Precise, non-invasive surgical treatment has proved difficult as a result. Now researchers report that prostate cancer patients may soon have a...
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Gothenburg PSA Study Shows Impact of Screening Cessation

The Gothenburg study involved men 50 to 64 years at baseline; 9950 men were randomized to an organized 2-year PSA screening program, and 9949, who were not invited to formal screening but could have been screened on their own, served...
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Survey Shows Penile Implants to Treat Erectile Dysfunction Have High User Satisfaction Rating

For men with severe erectile dysfunction (ED), the radical option of a penile implant may very well be worth the high sticker price, according to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine....
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Affordable Care Act Effect On Urology Procedures And Reimbursement

A political, economic, social, and technological (PEST) analysis of the U.S. urology device market with a focus on the possible impacts that policy changes can have on Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursements, procedure volumes, sales volumes, and market values of medical...
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Boston Scientific Acquires $1.6 Billion AMS Urology Portfolio from Endo Health Solutions

Boston Scientific finalized their $1.6 billion acquisition of the American Medical Systems (AMS) urology portfolio previously owned by Endo Health Solutions. Plus a $50 million bonus will be paid out if certain market milestones are achieved in 2016....
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Olympus to Distribute Terumo GLIDEWIRE®, Urologic Hydrophilic Coated Guidewire for U.S. Urology Market

Olympus has partnered with Terumo Corporation to be the exclusive distributor of the GLIDEWIRE® Urologic Hydrophilic Coated Guidewire, a device cleared by the FDA for urological use....
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New Study Suggests Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss May Treat Urinary Incontinence

In a recent study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine, research suggests that bariatric surgery and subsequent weight-loss may also treat urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control....
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Ureteral Stents and Holmium Lasers are Fastest Growing Segments in US Stone Management Market, Led by Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, C.R. Bard; Lumenis, Dornier

Holmium lasers and ureteral stents are rapidly growing in market value, bringing with them cost-saving advantages that benefit urologists and the stone management market as a whole....
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