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Mayo Clinic Trial: Disposable Endoscopes Improve Patient Experience

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Research presented at COSM 2021 suggests disposable video monitor assisted flexible laryngoscopes possess many advantages when compared to the standard reusable options.

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When in a closed state, ureteral orifices may blend into the bladder wall, making them incredibly difficult for urologists to identify. For this reason, researchers developed a deep-learning scheme to assist in identification and tracking.
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As life slowly begins to return to normal, urologists should expect some changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to remain.
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This review assesses the effectiveness of guidance from multiple international societies on performing bronchoscopies during the pandemic.

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The percentage of women urologists is the highest it’s ever been.