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Salvage Cryo-Surgical Ablation of the Prostate for the Treatment of Recurrent Prostate Cancer in Patients After Radiation Therapy

By Barry M. Zisholtz, M.D., F. A. C. S. Prostate cancer is the most common solid malignancy in men. It can be seen in up to 40-50% of men as they approach 90 years of age. There are various stages and grades of prostate cancer, which is important to…
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Fusion Biopsy of the Prostate

By Barry M. Zisholtz, M.D., F. A. C. S. Fusion biopsy of the prostate is a procedure that has developed over the last few years to more accurately diagnose localized lesions of the prostate. This has become an important advance in the diagnosis…
Movember: Men’s Health Awareness Month

Movember on Our Minds: A Reminder of the Importance of Regular Urology Exams

By Christopher Keith, M.D. Throughout the month of November, many men are growing mustaches in an effort to raise awareness of male health issues. It’s called Movember, and the event is a great reminder that regular exams with a urology provider…
Woman relieved from bladder pain due to interstitial cystitis.

InterStim Therapy Relieves Patient’s Bothersome Urinary Symptoms Instantly

The Pain and Frustration of Urinary Symptoms to Instant Relief: One Woman’s Life-Changing Experience with InterStim Therapy The unrelenting need to urinate. Excruciating bladder pressure and pain. For approximately six years, 56-year-old Joy Brumbeloe…
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Incontinence After Prostatectomy? Stop the Drip.

By Kristi Hebert, M.D. Stress urinary incontinence after prostatectomy or pelvic radiation therapy is a common and often frustrating side effect of treatment for thousands of men. Symptoms include loss of urine control with increased abdominal effort,…
Male with peyronies disease seeing a urologist, discussing treatment options.

Beyond the Bend: Understanding Peyronie’s Disease

By Brittani Barrett-Harlow, M.D. While most patients may not know the term Peyronie’s disease (PD), the condition is quite common — affecting one in 10 men over the age of 18. Peyronie’s results from scar tissue in the penis. Scarring can be…
Carrie Collin Becomes Urologic Nurse Practitioner

Georgia Urology’s Carrie Collin Becomes Certified Urologic Nurse Practitioner

Professional Designation Helps Patients Confidently Choose Specialty Care Carrie Collin of Georgia Urology –the largest urology practice in the Southeast– recently received her designation as a Certified Urologic Nurse Practitioner. Patients can…
Urologist discussing cryo-surgical ablation with positive senior patient.

Cryo-Surgical Ablation Often Freezes Prostate Cancer in Its Tracks with Positive Results

By Barry Zisholtz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Prostate cancer, just like any cancer, is a dreaded diagnosis associated with fear, unpredictability, and uncertainty. Most men with prostate cancer are given the choice of removing the prostate, which is done with…
An upset couple looking at a negative pregnancy test due to infertility issues.

Couples and Conception: Taking on Infertility Together

By Stephen Overholser, M.D. When a couple is ready to start a family, challenges with infertility can be stressful, mortifying, and even embarrassing. As the months or years pass, and nothing is working, the stress can mount. Doubt and frustration…