Lawrence I. Karsh, MD, FACS, presented “Emerging Indications for a Novel Absorbable Hydrogel Spacer” during the 29th Annual International Prostate Cancer Update on January 24, 2019 in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

How to cite: Karsh, Lawrence I. “Emerging Indications for a Novel Absorbable Hydrogel Spacer” January 24, 2019. Accessed Jul 2020. https://grandroundsinurology.com/ar-resistance-mechanisms-focusing-on-variants-and-testing/

New Considerations for Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer – Summary:

Lawrence I. Karsh, MD, addresses the problem of long-term complications following prostate radiation therapy and describes how a novel absorbable hydrogel spacer can alleviate these issues. Additionally, he describes how the spacer can improve conventional radiology, enable dose escalation as well as salvage therapy and hypofractionation, and improve the safety of these patients. 

About the International Prostate Cancer Update

The International Prostate Cancer Update (IPCU) is an annual, multi-day CME conference focused on prostate cancer treatment updates. The conference’s faculty consists of international experts, and the event caters to urologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other healthcare professionals. Topics encompass prostate cancer management, from diagnosis to treating advanced and metastatic disease. Dr. Karsh presented this lecture during the 29th IPCU in 2019. Please visit this page in order to learn more about future IPCU meetings.