AUI Offering Non-PSA Prostate Cancer Screenings

February 29, 2016

Austin Urology Institute is proud to be among the first to offer the Apifiny non-PSA Blood Test! Apifiny non-PSA Blood Test is a new prostate cancer diagnostic technology. This simple test measures unique biomarker (autoantibodies) proteins in the blood that are generated by a man’s immune system against cancer in prostate tissue. Apifiny helps rule in/out whether a patient might need further testing such as a biopsy. Together with a… Read more

Bladder Diverticulum: A Scary Word For A Not-So-Scary Condition

February 22, 2016

Don’t be intimidated by the long Latin word. A diverticulum is an outpouching in the bladder, when an abnormal sac or pouch formsĀ at a weak point in the bladder wall. It can be congenital, as in present at birth, or it can develop later in life. Normally, the bladder is relaxed when it is either empty or filling. When the bladder is full, the brain sends signals to the musculature… Read more