Chesapeake Urology News

JUNE IS MEN’S HEALTH MONTH – TIPS FOR TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR UROLOGIC HEALTH

Published On: 06/17/2015

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month and the urologists at Chesapeake Urology are encouraging all men to take charge of their urologic health by making prevention a priority. Healthier men live longer, healthier, and happier lives. This month, take three important steps to improving your urologic health...

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ROBERT A. MEVORACH, M.D. AUTHORS FIRST BOOK FOR PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS ON PEDIATRIC UROLOGY

Published On: 06/03/2015

Robert A. Mevorach, M.D., F.S.P.U., F.A.A.P., renown pediatric urologist and Director of Chesapeake Urology For Kids, is one of three authors of a new book, Pediatric Urology for the Primary Care Physician, which is the first book on pediatric urology written specifically for the primary care physician, the initial point of contact for many children with urologic conditions.

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When the "little Blue Pill" Stops Working, Options for Treating Erectile Dysfunction

Published On: 05/28/2015

With some 30 million men in the United States living with erectile dysfunction (ED), being able to take a pill to get an erection is often a preferred option for many men with this common sexual condition. But, what happens when that little pill stops working?

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THINK YOU HAVE TO LIVE WITH OVERACTIVE BLADDER? THINK AGAIN, LADIES! TOP TREATMENTS FOR MANAGING OAB

Published On: 05/12/2015

In recognition of Women’s Health Week, the women’s urology specialists at Chesapeake Urology encourage women to understand the signs of overactive bladder, or urge incontinence, and get the help they need to take back their lives.

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Rian Dickstein, MD, Named Cancer Physician Liaison for Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s Tate Cancer Center

Published On: 05/05/2015

Rian Dickstein, MD, Named Cancer Physician Liaison for Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s Tate Cancer Center

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MEN: TAKE YOUR HEALTH INTO YOUR OWN HANDS DURING APRIL’S TESTICULAR CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Published On: 04/13/2015

Testicular cancer is not nearly as common as prostate cancer when it comes to men’s cancer. However, some 8,000 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year in the United States and about 350 men die from the disease. But, perhaps what is most striking about this form of cancer is that it is a young man’s cancer, affecting adolescents and men between the ages of 15 to 35 years. For this reason, testicular cancer can be tricky. Most adolescents and many 20 or 30-something men are not often aware of testicular cancer and often don’t view cancer as something that could happen to them. But, it can, and it does sometimes, which is why increased awareness of the disease is important.

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Julio Davalos, M.D., Senior Author, Has Research Featured on Cover of The Journal of EndoUrology

Published On: 03/26/2015

Julio Davalos, M.D., Head of Chesapeake Urology’s Stone Disease Program and one of the Mid Atlantic region’s most pioneering kidney stone surgeons, was among three physicians whose research on percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and tubeless PCNL, as well as the novel approach to closing the renal access tract following removal of the kidney stone, was featured in The Journal of Endourology. The article, Hemostatic Plug: Novel Technique for Closure of Percutaneous Nephrostomy Tract , is featured in the March 2015 (Volume 29, Number 3) issue of the publication, which is the premier peer reviewed journal in the arena of stone disease.

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