New technologies in urology involves minimal invasion, less recovery time, and organ-sparing techniques. This issue addresses those cutting-edge technologies that are currently being researched and are just entering clinical practice. Therefore, a main goal of this issue is to bring the information about these technologies to all practicing urologists so that they are knowledgeable and equipped to master them. Focus is given to new imaging modalities, like virtual endoscopy, molecular imaging, and image fusion. The issue also presents articles on robotics, laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy, and nanotechnology.
By Nemesha Desai, MD