As an ongoing commitment to openness and transparency, Health Canada would like to notify you that a summary safety review (SSR) regarding standard synthetic mid-urethral slings and their long-term safety and effectiveness will be published (see attached document). The SSR is intended to provide Canadians with a sufficient understanding of the safety review conducted by Health Canada, specifically what was assessed, what was found and what action was taken.
New patient information brochure, Mid-urethral Sling for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women has been posted in the Bladder category. CUA members: sign in to view downloadable PDFs.
Copies for print/delivery will be available soon!
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Une nouvelle brochure d'information pour les patients, La bandelette sous-urétrale pour le traitement de l’incontinence urinaire à l’effort chez la femme, a été publiée dans la catégorie Vessie. Membres de l'AUC : connectez-vous pour visualiser les PDF téléchargeables.
Des copies pour impression/livraison seront bientôt disponibles !
UPDATE 2022 – Canadian Urological Association guideline on androgen deprivation therapy: Adverse events and management strategies
Including summary of changes, summary slides, and executive summary (2021) now available
CUA-developed clinical tools are all available just one click away on:
TO: Physicians Prescribing Treatment for Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC)
The Medical Advisory Board of Bladder Cancer Canada, with endorsement by the Canadian Urological Association (2021), has reviewed and support the following suggestions. Click "READ MORE" for full details.
AbbVie is pleased to inform you that all formulations of LUPRON DEPOT are now available. More importantly, the inventory shortage which affected the availability of LUPRON DEPOT has now been completely resolved. We do not foresee any future disruptions.
Blayne Welk, Duane Hickling, Greg Bailly, Stephen Steele, Richard Baverstock, Jacques Corcos, Kevin Carlson
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