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A chemotherapy regimen developed at the University of Iowa for the treatment of high-risk cases of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer has shown promising signs of effectiveness and tolerability at a time when urologic oncologists are in dire need of an alternative to the drug that is used as the standard treatment, which is in short supply worldwide.
Taking inspiration from popular gaming devices, the design and engineering experts on the UI Protostudios team are helping pediatric urologist Christopher Cooper, MD, devise a bladder pressure monitor that will be easy for kids to operate.
Elizabeth B. Takacs, MD, is the first female urologist to serve as NCS secretary and will be the section's first female president in 2023-24.
Bradley Erickson, MD, professor of urology in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and director of the UI Department of Urology's Division of Functional Urology, has been appointed to the Rubin H. Flocks Professorship in Urology.
University of Iowa urologist Christopher Cooper, MD, is recognized for the lasting impact his work has had in areas such as vesicoureteral reflux, bowel and bladder dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, and hydronephrosis.
The device attaches to any catheter and transmits real-time data to health care teams via a smartphone app for more accessible and frequent bladder pressure monitoring at home.
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