UroLift® System for BPH Procedure Animation
The UroLift® System permanent implants, delivered during a minimally-invasive procedure, effectively treat BPH by acting like window curtain tie-backs to hold the lobes of an enlarged prostate open. Patients recover from the procedure quickly, and return to their normal routines with minimal downtime. Learn more at www.UroLift.com.
Preventing Kidney Stones - Urology Care Foundation
Why Are You Getting Kidney Stones? What Can You Do to Prevent Kidney Stones? Kidney stone disease is one of the most common problems of the urinary tract, and it’s on the rise. View this patient education video to learn how you can prevent kidney stones from forming. For more information on kidney stones, and to find a urologist near you, go to UrologyHealth.org. The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the American Urological Association. #KidneyStones #PatientEducation #UrologyCareFoundation Kidney stones are on the rise among Americans for a few reasons, but it’s most likely due to our diet and lifestyle factors. Americans nowadays are eating high caloric diets that are high in processed foods. Health conditions like diabetes and obesity, which are associated with kidney stones, are affecting more Americans every day. Once you have kidney stones your risk of getting them again increases.
Prostate Biopsy: What You Should Know - Urology Care Foundation
In this Urology Care Foundation patient education video, Dr. John Lynch of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital discusses what patients should know about the basics of a prostate biopsy. For more information on prostate health or to find a urologist near you, go to UrologyHealth.org, the Urology Care Foundation's website. #ProstateCancer #ProstateHealth #UrologyCareFoundation The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the American Urological Association. The Urology Care Foundation raises awareness of urologic health through national public health campaigns. More awareness helps reduce embarrassment and fear. It also helps patients take an active role in their care. We support urologic research and strive to provide the most current, comprehensive and reliable urologic health information for patients and the public. The Foundation: - Was founded in 1987. - Supports research professionals through grant programs, clinical trials and the publishing of the National Urology Research Agenda (NURA). _ Provides resources for patient education regarding urological conditions including brochures. - Engages in public awareness campaigns, special events and community programs to help further the cause of educating those at risk and as those already suffering from urological conditions. - Supports and advocates on a variety of issues pertaining to patient urological health, industry standards and access to care. - Is supported by a wide variety of corporate sponsors, endowments and individual donors. - Publishes Urology Health Extra magazine as a service to the patients, health care professionals and the public.