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How Social Media Benefits Both Urologists and Their Patients
Public HealthUrologists discuss the advantages and disadvantages of social media, which platforms early-career urologists can use to share content and engage with patients, and common pitfalls to avoid.
Triaging Urology Procedures: Proceed With Most Cystoscopies Without Delay
Preventing InfectionMany urological procedures can be safely delayed at this time, but cystoscopy – for diagnostic and surveillance purposes or the removal of ureteral stents – should proceed.
Infection Outbreak Linked to Reusable Cystoscope Irrigation Plugs
Preventing InfectionInvestigators detailed a case at the University Hospitals of Leicester in the UK, where irrigation plugs were the cause of an outbreak pegged to 15 cystoscopy procedures.
AUA 2023: How to Calculate the True Cost of Cystoscopy
Analyzing ValueResearch presented at the annual conference detailed how to find the cost per procedure performed with a reusable cystoscope.
Comparing Sterilization and High-Level Disinfection in Flexible Cystoscope Reprocessing
Preventing InfectionFollowing updated AUA guidelines in 2010, Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Florida changed its reprocessing protocols for flexible cystoscopes. What does a new analysis reveal comparing the success rates of sterilization vs. high-level disinfection in reprocessing?