Prostatic urethral lift is minimally invasive and, according to a new study, the procedure's beneficial effects are durable out to 3 years.
Gout is associated with an elevated likelihood of both organic and psychogenic ED.
Having sex 3-4 times a week was associated with a significantly greater stone passage rate than tamsulosin or standard medical therapy.
Among seniors with severe overactive bladder, a combination of solifenacin and mirabegron decreased incontinence by an average 3.5 episodes a day.
Fracture rates are 2.4- to 3-fold higher than rates found in the general population of children and adolescents.
In a study, CKD was 35% more likely to develop in female than male diabetics in adjusted analyses that took into account death as a competing risk.
Pre-biopsy rectal swabs can be used to guide selection of a single antibiotic.
Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio could have a prognostic role in localized prostate cancer.
It is the first medication approved by the agency for treating this erectile problem.
Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients are more likely than non-dialysis patients to suffer an ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke.
Patients with blood group O have a lower risk of lymph node metastases but a higher risk of bilateral disease.
Men with a history of prostate cancer are at increased risk of melanoma.
The two conditions together are associated with a 20-fold increased risk of atrial fibrillation.
Trend suggests that the U.S. may not have enough urologists in coming years to keep pace with projected demand.
Both approaches are associated with similar outcomes in patients with renal artery stenosis and CKD or hypertension.
Compared with subjects in the lowest tertile of net acid excretion, those in the middle and highest tertiles had a 3.0 times and 9.9 times increased risk.
Serum levels vary throughout the day, and higher phosphorus intake exaggerates the early afternoon rise in serum phosphorus.
In a study, it was associated with a 29% increased risk of death and/or heart attack or stroke.
The study, sponsored by a group representing radiation oncologists, concluded that urologists use IMRT more if their practices offer it.
The American College of Physicians came out against chronic kidney disease screening in asymptomatic adults who do not have risk factors.
Vascular access-related bloodstream infections were 13 times more likely to develop in patients with than without central venous catheters.
They have a higher inpatient mortality risk and longer lengths of stay compared with those admitted on weekdays.
Data suggest that sipuleucel-T is effective despite comcomitant abiraterone treatment and cabazitaxel may have advantages over abiraterone for second-line therapy.
The risk of ED is increased by about 75% if hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia are present concomitantly.
The highest risks of cancer-related mortality were in individuals with urinary tract and breast cancers.
Patients missed fewer days of work after undergoing medical expulsive therapy than after having early endoscopic stone removal.
Relying on PSA doubling time from just one year of active surveillance can result in as many as one in five prostate cancer patients being advised to undergo curative treatment that may be unnecessary.
Cidofovir cleared cytomegalovirus that was resistant to ganciclovir.
New findings could improve the evaluation and management of men with hypogonadism.
Their risk of being placed on chronic renal replacement therapy is three times higher than in the background population.
New study reveals no difference in failure rates for women younger than 70 years and those aged 70 and older.
Donors had a decrease in GFR and an increase in parathyroid hormone and uric acid six months after nephrectomy.
Researchers find no association in whites.
Nephrologists with fewer patients had lower patient mortality rates.
Studies come to different conclusions about the effect of metformin on prostate cancer outcomes.
Chronic kidney disease stage 3 or worse will develop in an estimated 59% of people born today.
Risk of post-operative problems is linked to urinary diversion type.
Women in the highest quartile of total fruit and vegetable consumption had a 65% decreased risk compared with those in the lowest quartile.
Dialysis dependence found to be less likely with continuous rather than intermittent renal replacement therapy.
In adjusted analyses, women with a history of kidney stones had an 18%-48% increased risk of coronary heart disease.
Increased prostatic uptake of FDG is associated with a higher risk of Gleason 8 or higher disease.
Falling death rate could be explained in part by better cardiovascular care in the general population prior to dialysis.
BMI and waist circumference declined in hypogonadal men treated with parenteral testosterone undecanoate.
Study shows, however, that they are three times more likely to progress to end-stage renal disease than die.
Kidney stone area and density and skin-to-stone distance predicted successful treatment.
It is based on factors associated with survival in men previously treated with abiraterone acetate.
Calculations may fail to take into account the expected fall in creatinine due to loss of muscle mass.
New findings could explain, at least in part, why live kidney donation has stagnated in the U.S.
Patients experience relief with the use of gabapentin and pregabalin.
Cytomegalovirus viremia less likely with 200 rather than 100 days of valganciclovir after kidney transplantation.
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