Expert Q&A

The Need for a Kidney Research Prize: Interview with Sharon Moe, MD

The Need for a Kidney Research Prize: Interview with Sharon Moe, MD

Dr. Moe spoke about the importance of nephrology research and how a prize competition can facilitate the process.

Ultrasonic Propulsion of Kidney Stones: Interview with Jonathan Harper, MD

Ultrasonic Propulsion of Kidney Stones: Interview with Jonathan Harper, MD

Jonathan Harper, MD, of the UW School of Medicine in Seattle, explains his "Rolling Stones" concept as a feasible office procedure.

J. Francois Eid, MD: Penile Implant Therapy & Options

We sat down with Dr. Eid at his New York City office to ask him about the latest developments in penile implant therapy.

Renal Stenting and the CORAL Study: Interview with Lance Dworkin, MD

Renal Stenting and the CORAL Study: Interview with Lance Dworkin, MD

CORAL study chair Lance Dworkin, MD, discusses the controversial finding with Renal & Urology News.

Sidestepping Sepsis via TP Biopsy: Interview with Jeremy Grummet, MBBS

Sidestepping Sepsis via TP Biopsy: Interview with Jeremy Grummet, MBBS

Rising readmission rates of subsequent sepsis have given urologic surgeon Jeremy Grummet, MBBS, MS, FRACS, pause.

Immunosuppression-Free Transplant: Interview with Suzanne Ildstad, MD

Immunosuppression-Free Transplant: Interview with Suzanne Ildstad, MD

Immunologic mismatch may no longer be a barrier between living kidney donors and recipients.

PCa Control Similar with RT, Radical Surgery: Interview with Frank Critz, MD

PCa Control Similar with RT, Radical Surgery: Interview with Frank Critz, MD

Some may find it surprising that Dr. Critz generally considers RP to be the go-to treatment for localized disease.

New Albumin Self-Testing Platform: Interview with Aydogan Ozcan, PhD

New Albumin Self-Testing Platform: Interview with Aydogan Ozcan, PhD

A digital sensing platform could allow patients with chronic kidney ailments or diabetes to test their own urine albumin levels.

A Hematuria Risk Index: Interview with Ronald Loo, MD

A Hematuria Risk Index: Interview with Ronald Loo, MD

Urologist Ronald K. Loo, MD, of Southern California Permanente Medical Group and colleagues created and validated a Hematuria Risk Index.

What You Don't Know About Hyponatremia: Interview with Juan Carlos Ayus, MD

What You Don't Know About Hyponatremia: Interview with Juan Carlos Ayus, MD

Hyponatremia authority Dr. Juan Carlos Ayus receives calls all the time from fellow nephrologists who have questions.

An Update on New Therapies for mCRPC: Interview with Oliver Sartor, MD

An Update on New Therapies for mCRPC: Interview with Oliver Sartor, MD

Radium-223 was approved in May 2013 for the treatment of mCRPC with symptomatic bone metastases and no visceral disease.

New Noninvasive Gold Standard for PCa Diagnosis: Interview With Vikram Dogra, MD

New Noninvasive Gold Standard for PCa Diagnosis: Interview With Vikram Dogra, MD

A nascent technology combines laser optics and ultrasound to distinguish between benign and malignant prostate tissue.

Active Surveillance of Renal Masses: Interview with Paul Crispen, MD

Active Surveillance of Renal Masses: Interview with Paul Crispen, MD

Dr. Crispen highlights the advantages and challenges of active surveillance for small renal masses.

Botox for Urinary Incontinence: Interview with David Sussman, DO

Botox for Urinary Incontinence: Interview with David Sussman, DO

David O. Sussman, DO, has been ready to educate urology colleagues on the appropriate use of Botox.

Membranous Nephropathy: Interview with Daniel Cattran, MD

Membranous Nephropathy: Interview with Daniel Cattran, MD

The MENTOR study is poised to change first-line-treatment recommendations for idiopathic membranous nephropathy.

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