American Urological Association Annual Meeting


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AUA Kidney Stone Guidelines Unveiled

AUA Kidney Stone Guidelines Unveiled

At its annual meeting, the American Urological Association provided details of its first guidelines for the medical management of urolithiasis.

RARP Surgical Volume Has No Effect on Quality of Life

RARP Surgical Volume Has No Effect on Quality of Life

Study compared surgeons who performed fewer than 100 robot-assisted radical prostatectomies with those who performed 100 or more.

Yachia Corporoplasty Offers Long-Term Peyronie's Relief

Yachia Corporoplasty Offers Long-Term Peyronie's Relief

Single-institution study finds most patients satisfied with the results and would have the surgery again.

CCH Injection Interval Flexible in Peyronie's Patients

CCH Injection Interval Flexible in Peyronie's Patients

Allowing 1, 2, or 3 or more days between the first and second injection of collagenase clostridium histolyticum does not impact efficacy.

Maximal Tumor Diameter Predicts PSA Failure Risk

Maximal Tumor Diameter Predicts PSA Failure Risk

This parameter can identify prostate cancer patients for whom adjuvant radiation therapy after radical prostatectomy may be of no benefit.

Fluoroquinolone Resistance Ups Post-Biopsy Infection Risk

Fluoroquinolone Resistance Ups Post-Biopsy Infection Risk

Detecting fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms may allow for targeted antibiotic prophylaxis and identification of men at risk for infection.

Shorter RCC Recurrence Time Ups Risk of Cancer-Specific Death

Shorter RCC Recurrence Time Ups Risk of Cancer-Specific Death

The risk of cancer-specific death at 1 year was 48% and 23% for patients whose disease recurred at 3 months and 3 years, respectively.

Salvage Prostate Surgery Effective for Some Men

Salvage Prostate Surgery Effective for Some Men

Patients should be selected carefully because of a higher incidence of locally advanced disease and regional lymph node metastases.

TURP Better than PAE for Bladder Outlet Obstruction

TURP Better than PAE for Bladder Outlet Obstruction

Researchers compared transurethral resection of the prostate with prostate artery embolization in a randomized trial.

Post-Brachytherapy PSA Bounce Linked to Sexual Activity

Post-Brachytherapy PSA Bounce Linked to Sexual Activity

PSA bounce was associated with significantly higher scores on the International Index of Erectile Function-15 questionnaire.

Minimum 15-Year Follow-Up After PCa Treatment Suggested

Minimum 15-Year Follow-Up After PCa Treatment Suggested

Study reveals a late recurrence rate of 3% and 5% at 15 and 20 years, respectively, after radiotherapy.

Younger Men Less Satisfied with Peyronie's Disease Treatment

Younger Men Less Satisfied with Peyronie's Disease Treatment

Perceived outcomes of patients aged 29 years or younger are different from those of patients in other age groups, study finds.

Prostate Cancer Treatment Incurs Long-Term Adverse Effects

Prostate Cancer Treatment Incurs Long-Term Adverse Effects

In a study, 84% of men treated with radical surgery or radiation had erectile dysfunction after a median 11 years after their PCa diagnosis.

Penile Traction Does Not Interfere with IFN Therapy for PD

Penile Traction Does Not Interfere with IFN Therapy for PD

Study reveals no significant impact on changes in penile curvature or length.

Renal Mass Biopsy Underused in U.S.

Renal Mass Biopsy Underused in U.S.

The proportion of patients undergoing the procedure has stayed at 6%-7% annually.

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