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  • Prostate Template Biopsy now available from Nottingham Urology Group

    February 27th 2011

    A new state-of-the-art biopsy technique, developed here in the UK, has been designed to improve the accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis. The new procedure, called Prostate Template Biopsy, is an improvement on the standard prostate biopsy and uses detailed imaging of the prostate gland to locate possible tumours.

  • Vasectomy reversal for chronic testicular pain

    June 18th 2010

    A very interesting presentation at the American Urological Association meeting this month has confirmed that vasectomy reversal can be highly effective in treating the pain experience by some men after their vasectomy.

    About 1 in 20 men get chronic pain in the scrotum after a vasectomy, and a small but significant number have severe pain which has a marked effect on their quality of life. 85% of men in a recent study had no pain or a significant reduction in pain after vasectomy reversal.

  • Botox panel of experts

    April 19th 2010

    Richard Parkinson has been invited to join a panel of experts discussing the future of Botox bladder injections in London next month. Richard, who has a special interest in OAB and Botox injections, performed over 150 such procedures last year and is keen to explore new ways of improving the Botox service.

  • BIDA talk April 2010

    April 19th 2010

    I met with the BIDA group last week to do a talk about OAB and the new OAB guidelines. We had a great meal at Mr Mann's and it was good to be able to talk about the new guidelines and incontinence services in general.

    Many thanks to those who came and supported the meeting, resisting the charms of the 3 political leaders doing their debate on TV.

  • OAB meeting - 25th March

    March 26th 2010

    Thanks to all who came to the GP neducational seminar on OAB at the Nottingham Belfry last night. The meeting was very well attended and it was good to see you all.

    If anyone has any feedback about the talks, feel free to drop us an email. We'd be very interested to hear your view on the OAB guidelines and on the ideas that were presented by Paul and Richard about the future of Urogynaecology services and how we organised specialist referrals.