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Dr. David Tzou Received 2nd Place Award for a Moderated Poster Session at the 92nd Western Section AUA 2016 Annual Meeting

By MU on January 03, 2017
Dr. David Tzou’s scientific poster won the 2nd place at the 92nd Western Section AUA 2016 Annual Meeting in Kauai, HI (October 23-28, 2016). His article “Development and Implementation of an Electronic Medical Record-Based Prospective Urinary Stone Registry: ReSKU, the Registry for Stones of the...

UCSF Cystine Patient Symposium 2016

By MU on January 03, 2017
Cystinuria is a rare congenital metabolic disease that results in recurrent cystine stone formation. The patients significantly suffer from this condition, and there has been no effective medical treatment or prevention. As one of the largest stone centers in the United States, we host the Cystine...

UCSF-China Urology Operative and Research Symposium 2016

By MU on January 03, 2017
With a kind support from Bard Medical, urologist delegates from China met Dr. Stoller and Dr. Chi at UCSF Parnassus campus on May 5, 2016 to exchange research ideas and surgical techniques in kidney stone treatment.  At the meeting, Dr. Chi and Dr. Tzou gave a talk about ReSKU - The Registry for...

Dr. Thomas Chi Receives a 2016 UCSF Exceptional Physician Award

By MU on December 10, 2016
Each year, UCSF Medical Center accepts nominations for their Exceptional Physician Award. The award recognizes physicians, residents and clinical fellows for demonstrating the medical center values of Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence (PRIDE). In 2016, the UCSF Medical...

Dr. Thomas Chi Addresses the 34th World Congress of Endourology about Radiation Safety

By MU on December 10, 2016
Dr. Thomas Chi gave a talk about radiation safety as part of the Educational Courses at the 34th World Congress of Endourology held in Cape Town, South Africa (November 8-12, 2016). He highlighted the importance of radiation protection for patients and medical personnel, and presented new imaging...

Dr. Thomas Chi Awarded the 1st Place Joseph F. McCarthy Physician Essay Contest at the 92nd Western Section AUA 2016 Annual Meeting

By MU on December 10, 2016
Dr. Thomas Chi’s essay won the 1st place essay contest at the 92nd Western Section AUA 2016 Annual Meeting at Kauai, HI (October 23-28, 2016). His article “Feasibility of Antegrade Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Nephrostograms” highlights a novel application of ultrasound with contrast injection for...

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