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The early pioneers could only have dreamed of the prominent role future urologists would play in the development of Imaging, with the advent of computed tomography, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging

Surgical techniques such as transrectal ultrasound-guided brachytherapy for prostate cancer, percutaneous renal and laparoscopic surgery, and orthotopic bladder replacement. Treatment methods such as chemotherapy for testicular cancer and assisted reproductive techniques for male infertility.

As we look to the next 75 years, we can only imagine the advancements that will occur in urology, just as our now-standard treatments and research techniques could only have been dreamed of in the late 1920s. The commitment to excellence in patient care, urologic investigation, and education of our students and residents initiated by our predecessors remain guiding principles for the next century.

The future of urology is expansive and exciting, and the possibilities are endless. We look forward to our future achievements, including improved accuracy of imaging with highly specific radioimmuno-imaging, enhanced understanding and therapeutic manipulation of the body's immune system with directed intervention of cellular gene function, and more precise surgical approaches using robotics, to name just a few.

The past advancements in urology have been incredible, but the future holds even more promise.

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