The Division Of Urology Is Undergoing A Renaissance And Expansion Of Existing

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UROLOGY With arrival of Dr. Kittles in 2014 and new Urology Chief, Dr. Lee in 2016, the division of Urology is undergoing a renaissance and expansion of existing programs and the development of new research and academic endeavors. The Division is focusing on a number of new projects such as: Renal Cell Carcinoma, Prostate Cancer, Pelvic Floor and Holmium laser prostatectomy outcomes. At the recent American Urological Association-Western Section meeting in Kauai, Hawaii October 23-28, 2016, the Division of Urology won 1st Place for Best Poster in the Kidney cancer session for work entitled, “Crowdsourcing Assessment of Surgeon dissection of renal artery and vein during Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A novel approach for Quantitative Assessment of Surgical Performance. This was a multi-institutional study between the University of Arizona, University of Florida, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Indiana University, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, and the University of Toronto.
At the World Congress of Endourology being held in Capetown, South Africa November 8-12, 2016, Dr. Lee is giving a Plenary Session talk on the topic, “Biopsy for the Renal Mass: How Much Information can be Obtained?”, as well as giving a lecture to the Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons on the topics of “Robotic Partial Nephrectomy for High Risk Disease”. He will also be presenting the 2016 International Endourological Society Program Director’s Award to this year’s recipient, Dr. Evangelos…

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