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What new technology will you adopt in 2018?“My practice has seen a tremendous increase in patients’ awareness of HIFU as a treatment option," says one urologist.
How important is urology/gynecology collaboration?"It’s absolutely important. Because we have so much overlap in our patient population, our patients are best served by us working together," says one urologist.
What steps do you take to avoid surgical complications?"You need to make sure you’re doing the right surgery on the right patient so the surgery does not interfere with longevity," says one urologist.
What one thing about MOC would you change if you could?“I’d like to see [the American Board of Urology] do something to make the process more applicable to our practice,” says one urologist.
What are you doing to work smarter, rather than harder?“We’re trying to use our mid-level providers more frequently. Basically, we let them see our post-ops and follow-ups, so we can see more patients and become more productive," one urologist says.
Does shock wave therapy have a future in the treatment of ED?
How will immunotherapy change the future of bladder Ca care?Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly and asked them each the following question: How will immunotherapy change the future of bladder Ca care?
Are anticholinergic drugs overused in treating OAB?Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly) and asked them each the following: Are anticholinergic drugs overused in treating OAB?
Is focal therapy the future of treatment for localized PCa?"For low-grade disease, it’s certainly worth a try because nothing is really lost. For high-grade disease, I don’t know that it’s appropriate—we don’t have the data," says one urologist.
Have you ever felt threatened by a patient?"Things have gotten worse. Patients are definitely more demanding," says urologist Casey McCullough, DO.