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New Products: BPH surgical robot granted FDA de novo requestOther products highlighted in this round-up include a plate for studying infections caused by the long-term use of catheters and a new indication for sunitinib malate (SUTENT).
Uro Pipeline: FDA accepts biologics license application for bladder Ca agentOther pipeline developments discussed include an implantable device for OAB treatment, a subcutaneous hypogonadism treatment, efficacy results for an HPV drug, and the status of a device-based BPH treatment.
Water ablation’s safety, efficiency in BPH assessedAn image-guided technique for treating LUTS associated with BPH is reproducible and promising, researchers say.
Uro Pipeline: 1st patients treated in phase III study of investigational BPH TxOther pipeline products discussed in this article include an immunotherapy for metastatic bladder cancer, a treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms of BPH, and an investigational clear cell renal cell carcinoma treatment.
BPH modality may offer efficient optionA novel treatment for the targeted removal of prostate tissue may soon be coming to a hospital near you. According to the results of a phase II study presented at the AUA annual meeting in New Orleans, Aquablation, a minimally invasive water ablation therapy, demonstrated efficient and precise resection of prostate tissue in patients with BPH.