News for Vista Urology | Pelvic Pain Relief


  • Most patients are prepared to rid themselves of cancer and are ready to sign on the dotted line for surgery or radiation. Despite doing what is correct and ethical, most clinicians are not afforded the amount of time necessary to provide adequate counseling and to lessen fear.
  • Screening is a form of secondary prevention whereby a disease is diagnosed before it is clinically manifest or symptomatic, leading to early intervention and cure. By the time a man would show signs of prostate cancer, a cure would likely be unavailable. This fear has justified population-based prostate cancer since the introduction of a seemingly simple blood test: serum Prostate-Specific Antigen...
  • In tango, if you really listen and stay in the moment, there is less chance for misinterpretation and sloppy do-overs. Similarly, paying attention helps in completing tasks correctly the first time.
  • Dancing heart to heart is like communicating face to face. And, as we are all well aware, communication is far more than words.Yet some doctors prefer to look at computer screens rather than converse with their patience.
  • When we focus too much on the missteps of speech or gesture, we misinterpret the heart of another person.
  • While Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma can play a role in genitourinary symptoms, such as urological pelvic pain syndromes, it is of utmost importance that patients be clinically evaluated for many other confusable diagnoses. Learn why here.
  • The tango relationship begins with the embrace. As doctors, we offer the embrace, the lead, guidance and support.
  • Male pelvic pain continues to be erroneously approached as an urological condition and even worse, as an infectious or inflammatory malady of the prostate gland.
    Although growing numbers of studies demonstrate a changing focus away from the prostate, a comprehensive approach for this condition in men is rare.
    Unfortunately, part of the problem is the Prostatitis Classification System which lists...
  • Dr. Payne of Vista Urology takes a look at today's breaking news and whether or not we should be surprised at how insurance agencies operate.
  • "The top US poultry producer stopped using antibiotics on its birds this summer."
    "The second-largest poultry company in the world announced today (Feb. 21) it would stop using antibiotics on its chickens by June 2017."
    Tyson Foods, which slaughters more than 2.3 billion birds each year, made the announcement at a recent Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference in Boca Raton, Florida. The decision...
  • Study found Drug Combination led to worsening of sexual health survey results compared to placebo
    Renal & Urology News (11/24, Charnow) reports on a study (11/16) published in BJU International promising to "Put into context the erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction adverse events (AEs) reported spontaneously in earlier studies of 5-alpha-reducanse inhibitors (SARIs)."
    The study was based on the...