HIFU

-We now offer focal therapy for prostate cancer using cryo- and high-intensity-focused-ultrasound (HIFU). With the addition of this these techniques, Tulane Urology is now THE comprehensive and most experienced treatment site in this region for the management of ALL stages of prostate cancer. From early diagnosis where active surveillance is recommended, to genetic testing and…

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Man Up

-Tulane Urology is to resume the Man UP! Every year, coinciding with the start of the NFL season in September, we have this event to educate the New Orleans regional community on facts about prostate cancer, screening for prostate cancer, early detection, and preventive measures.  This is in cooperation with ex-NFL players.  This is a…

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Dr. Oliver Sartor Does It Again

It would appear that a new treatment that is effective in heavily pre-treated patients may be on the near-term horizon.  Dr. Sartor is the lead author of a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) article published June 23, 2021 that demonstrates that PSMA-617 Lu-177 prolongs survival in patients with metastatic prostate cancer.  These patients had undergone multiple…

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Tulane Urology First Again

Tulane Urology features first single port (SP) Da Vinci robot in the Gulf South. This robotic platform, at Tulane Urology since June 2021, explores through a single port in the abdomen, rather than multiple entry ports, and, thus it is less invasive. Your robotic surgeon has easier access within the entire abdomen through the SP…

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