Expert Q&A

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.

Recent Developments in Prostate Cancer Management

Recent Developments in Prostate Cancer Management

Additional novel medical therapies to treat prostate cancer and earlier use of the existing medical therapies are the future of prostate cancer management.

In a New Light: NBI for Bladder Cancer

In a New Light: NBI for Bladder Cancer

Daniel Canter, M.D., discusses narrow-band imaging (NBI) for visualization of bladder cancer.

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.

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