Commentary

The Adrenal Gland: The Forgotten Urologic Organ

The Adrenal Gland: The Forgotten Urologic Organ

Enhanced Cystoscopy Improves the Care of Bladder Cancer Patients

Enhanced Cystoscopy Improves the Care of Bladder Cancer Patients

The guidelines state that clinicians should offer blue light cystoscopy, if available, as an adjunct to traditional white light cystoscopy (WLC) to increase tumor detection and decrease recurrence.

New AUA Guidelines Promise Better Care

New AUA Guidelines Promise Better Care

To avoid CKD, the guidelines now provide detailed review of the risk/benefit profile comparing partial to radical nephrectomy.

What Not to Eat After Nephrectomy

What Not to Eat After Nephrectomy

Both urologists and nephrologists provide follow-up and continuity of care to patients after cancer nephrectomy.

MRIs for Patients With Pacemakers

MRIs for Patients With Pacemakers

Data from MagnaSafe suggest that MRIs for patients with pacemakers/ICDs can be performed safely.

Nephrology in Crisis: Trainees in Short Supply

Nephrology in Crisis: Trainees in Short Supply

Efforts should be directed at making nephrology more appealing to recruit more trainees.

RCC Adjuvant Therapy: Calculating Value

RCC Adjuvant Therapy: Calculating Value

Adjuvant treatments for RCC must be prioritized by physicians because ultimately value is determined by how medicine is practiced.

Progress to More Nuanced Medicine

Progress to More Nuanced Medicine

Medicine is making progress to refine patient care.

Medical Advancements Versus the Status Quo

Medical Advancements Versus the Status Quo

Medical research inherently seeks to improve approaches to clinical care.

Later HD, Less HD, No HD: A New Paradigm?

Later HD, Less HD, No HD: A New Paradigm?

Recent studies have cast doubt on the universal superiority of the conventional approach to dialysis.

Clinical Trials in Surgery: A New Paradigm

Clinical Trials in Surgery: A New Paradigm

Randomized clinical trials are often considered the highest level on which medical care should be based.

The Looming Battle for ESRD Fountains

The Looming Battle for ESRD Fountains

As the rate of acceleration in ESRD incidence decline, physicians should expect heightened battles for the ESRD fountains.

The Psychological Impact of Prostate Cancer

The Psychological Impact of Prostate Cancer

Patients diagnosed with prostate cancer often struggle with their diagnosis.

The Promise of the New Hyperkalemia Drugs

The Promise of the New Hyperkalemia Drugs

Renal & Urology News interviewed Matthew R. Weir, MD, director of the division of nephrology and professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.

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