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Dry Days Ahead: Effective Strategies for Common Urinary Complaints Video

Dry Days Ahead: Effective Strategies for Common Urinary Complaints

While stress incontinence and overactive bladder may not be life-threatening, they can be life-diminishing. Yet, with the stepped care approach presented by urologic surgeon Anne M. Suskind, MD, MS, FACS, clinicians can find a remedy to help almost any patient.
UCSF Prostate Cancer Specialist Inducted into Annual Class of “Giants of Cancer Care” News

UCSF Prostate Cancer Specialist Inducted into Annual Class of “Giants of Cancer Care”

Eric Small, MD, has been announced as one of the winners of the 10th annual Giants of Cancer Care® awards.
Precision Prostate Cancer Treatment Reduces ADT-Related Dementia Risk News

Precision Prostate Cancer Treatment Reduces ADT-Related Dementia Risk

In a new study, UCSF researchers found that cumulative androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) exposure was associated with the onset of dementia in a nationwide longitudinal registry of men with prostate cancer.
Will It Pass? Will It Recur? Get Current on Kidney Stone Management Video

Will It Pass? Will It Recur? Get Current on Kidney Stone Management

Urologist Justin Ahn, MD, answers crucial questions on preventing and managing kidney stone disease – a condition affecting 10% of the U.S population, with young patients increasingly at risk.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Tried-and-True Versus New Treatments Video

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Tried-and-True Versus New Treatments

Justin Ahn, MD, covers evaluation essentials for patients with signs of BPH; what to know about various medical therapies, including side effects; and the bounty of today’s surgical options.
Newly Approved Prostate Cancer Scan Can Detect Cells that Have Spread to Lymph Nodes News

Newly Approved Prostate Cancer Scan Can Detect Cells that Have Spread to Lymph Nodes

A revolutionary new diagnostic method for prostate cancer can detect prostate cancer cells that have spread to lymph nodes both inside and outside the pelvis, according to the UC San Francisco and UCLA team whose earlier work led to the test’s FDA approval.
Gender-Affirming Health Care Video

Gender-Affirming Health Care

Addressing the needs of gender-expansive patients is basic health care, yet many PCPs aren’t sure where to begin.
Hemodialysis Significantly Decreased for Patient with Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 in UCSF Study of Nedosiran News

Hemodialysis Significantly Decreased for Patient with Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 in UCSF Study of Nedosiran

Researchers at UC San Francisco reported successful compassionate use of nedosiran to dramatically reduce plasma oxalate levels in a patient with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1).
A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints Video

A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints

This presentation from urologist Michelle Van Kuiken, MD, clearly defines overactive bladder and types of urinary incontinence, then walks through the pros and cons of treatment options – from physical therapy and meds to nerve stimulation and surgery.
Subfertility in Male Patients: A Specialist Illuminates Diagnosis and Care Video

Subfertility in Male Patients: A Specialist Illuminates Diagnosis and Care

Reproductive urologist James F. Smith, MD, MS, discusses the wide range of causes for male fertility problems, from structural abnormalities, such as varicocele, to lifestyle factors, such as tobacco use, to hormonal issues, which can arise from use of common medications and supplements.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
UCSF Offers Growing Options for Focal Therapy in Prostate Cancer News

UCSF Offers Growing Options for Focal Therapy in Prostate Cancer

In its commitment to tailoring prostate cancer treatment to the needs of each patient, UC San Francisco’s Department of Urology uses focal therapy as an important option for men with clinically significant cancers that are located in one region of the prostate.
Urination Navigation: A Guide to Common Urinary Tract Troubles Video

Urination Navigation: A Guide to Common Urinary Tract Troubles

This presentation from pelvic medicine specialist Michelle E. Van Kuiken, MD, will get primary care providers up to speed on the wide range of urinary disorders, with diagnostic criteria and treatment options for overactive bladder, recurrent UTIs and vaginal prolapse, among other conditions. Bonus: how to work up microscopic hematuria.
UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique News

UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique

Method is a ‘game changer’ that should become the standard of care, say UCSF researchers who validated its effectiveness.
UCSF Improving Pre-Kidney Transplant Process Document

UCSF Improving Pre-Kidney Transplant Process

Deborah B. Adey, MD Medical Director, Kidney Transplant, shares some very exciting news regarding upcoming changes to the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant program.
Virtual Second Opinion for IBD Patients Now Available Document

Virtual Second Opinion for IBD Patients Now Available

Now you can schedule a virtual second-opinion consult for any patient with IBD, including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, pouchitis and IBD-undetermined.
Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic Document

Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic

UCSF is one of the few academic medical centers in the United States to offer islet auto-transplantation to minimize diabetes after total pancreatectomy.
Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity Document

Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity

The UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center's capabilities include providing bariatric procedures to obese patients with end-stage kidney or liver disease.
Adult Kidney Transplant Program Document

Adult Kidney Transplant Program

UCSF's multidisciplinary transplant team is part of the largest paired kidney registry in the U.S., which provides access to living donor transplantation for incompatible pairs.
Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Video

Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

With at least one-quarter of bladder cancer patients presenting with deadly muscle-invasive tumors, decisions on staging and treatment are profound – yet must be made swiftly.
Clearing the Confusion Over Prostate Cancer Screening Video

Clearing the Confusion Over Prostate Cancer Screening

Doctors have backed off on routine use of the PSA test, yet prostate cancer remains the second most common fatal cancer in American men. Genitourinary oncologist Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD says that screening shouldn’t stop, it should be smarter
Managing Patients With Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries: From Stabilization to Repair Video

Managing Patients With Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries: From Stabilization to Repair

UCSF Urologist Lindsay A. Hampson, MD, a specialist in genitourinary reconstruction and male incontinence, presents current guidelines on optimal care of urethral injuries.