August 2015 Issue of Renal And Urology News
Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio could have a prognostic role in localized prostate cancer.
Pre-biopsy rectal swabs can be used to guide selection of a single antibiotic.
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 ...
Fracture rates are 2.4- to 3-fold higher than rates found in the general population of children and adolescents.
Among seniors with severe overactive bladder, a combination of solifenacin and mirabegron decreased incontinence by an average 3.5 episodes a day.
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.
Prostatic urethral lift is minimally invasive and, according to a new study, the procedure's beneficial effects are durable out to 3 years.
News in Brief
Researchers observe no association between prostate cancer and urethritis, orchitis, or epididymitis.
Ten years after the laser procedure, no reoperation was needed for 95% of patients treated for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Amphetamine users were twice as likely as non-users to experience erectile dysfunction.
One way to bring more business into a practice is to explore outsourcing.
Less than half of primary care providers refer patients with any degree of hematuria for urological evaluation.
The treatment was most effective in relief of macroscopic hematuria.
Each 20-unit increment in GPS was associated with a more than 2-fold increased likelihood of recurrence.
High dietary intake of this antioxidant decreased the risk of renal cell carcinoma, according to a recent meta-analysis.
Study of Asian patients found that the 12-month mortality rate was significantly higher in those with than without hyponatremia at hospital admission for heart failure.
Surgical intervention in select patients with oligometastatic disease and good performance status should be considered, the researchers stated.
Acute kidney injury is associated with a significant 22% increased odds of subsequence development of a blood pressure higher than 140/90 mm Hg.
New data suggest a prognosis role for the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio.
Renal and Urology News Articles
- Tamsulosin Improves Clearance of Large Distal Ureteral Stones
- Post-Parathyroidectomy Calcium Requirement Linked to Preop ALP
- Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide Efficacy Similar to That of Sevelamer
- Calciphylaxis in CKD Patients Linked to Hypercoagulable Conditions
- Kidney Cancer Bone Metastasis Predictors Id'd
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