A pilot trial comparing open radical cystectomy to robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy in bladder cancer has found that robotic-assisted procedures resulted in decreased blood loss and shorter hospital stays. The findings, led by Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., professor and chairman of urology, are published in the December online issue and February 2013 print issue of The Journal of Urology.
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Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., the Miller School’s new chair of urology, was named the holder of the Dr. Victor Politano Endowed Chair in Clinical Urology, which was bestowed in a gracious October 16 ceremony that honored the accomplishments of the founding chair of the Department of Urology and launched a new tradition.
Raymond J. Leveillee, M.D., professor of urology and Chief of the Division of Endourology, Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, defeated University of Texas Southwestern’s Jeffrey A. Cadeddu, M.D., in a debate on Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS) at the 30th World Congress of Endourology and SWL in Istanbul, Turkey.
Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., among the world’s most experienced robotic surgeons for urologic oncology, has been named chairman of the Miller School’s Department of Urology.
As UHealth continues to build and expand its clinical practice, UHealth experts are now available at the newly opened UHealth Plantation. Located in central Broward County in the Crossroads Office Park, UHealth Plantation is just minutes from I-595 and University Drive, providing easy access to high-quality care and services in one central location.
An international collaborative study with Miller School researchers has uncovered a key strategy that may provide a promising avenue for future approaches to islet transplantation that would open this treatment to a greater number of patients with diabetes.
A team of Miller School physician-scientists has demonstrated that an antagonist of growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) has the ability to suppress the progression of late stage prostate cancer.