September 2016 Issue of Renal And Urology News
September 2016 Issue of Renal & Urology News
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Average weekly doses greater than 70 µg/week was associated with a 77% increased risk of cancer compared with no ESA exposure.
Black CKD patients with strict blood pressure control had a 19% lower risk of premature death.
Urology Cover Articles
Some metastatic RCC patients may safely undergo surveillance prior to starting systematic therapy.
The prevalence of ED is 30% higher among men who have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/mL versus those with levels of 30 ng/mL or ...
Men who used the medications prior to radical prostatectomy had 83% greater odds of Gleason 7-10 tumors compared with non-users.
Medical research inherently seeks to improve approaches to clinical care.
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Data from 21 observational studies showed an 8% increased risk of prostate cancer.
Over a median follow-up of 70 months, 15% of men studied experienced biochemical recurrence.
CIN developed in 14.7% of patients with low hemoglobin levels compared with 5% of those with normal levels.
Patients with diabetes had a significant 42% increased risk of recurrence of cancer and 79% increased risk of progression.
The availability of direct-acting antiviral drugs may enable eradication of hepatitis C virus and improve outcomes.
The gross revenue of the CCM program for a physician with 1,742 patients could range from $44,000 if about one-third of the Medicare patients are ...
Radiation therapy also is associated with a greater likelihood of fractures.
Largest Asian series to date shows a 5-year biochemical recurrence-free survival rate of 76.4%.
Research emphasizes the need for nationwide refinements in the prostate cancer screening process.
The risk of peripheral arterial disease was 34% lower for end-stage renal disease patients who underwent the procedure.
In a study, 61% of hemodialysis patients reported accidentally forgetting to take their medication or otherwise skipping doses unintentionally.
Study finds no greater burden from untreated cancer among active surveillance patients.
Blacks found to be slightly more likely than whites to leave observational management to undergo radiotherapy or surgery.
No significant differences observed in standard oncologic outcomes and quality of life at 12 weeks.
Assisted peritoneal dialysis and in-center hemodialysis are associated with similar hospitalization rates.
Study finds no increased risk of overall complications in patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy.
This approach is associated with lower urine output during the first 7 days of therapy.
Cystatin C values are significantly associated with all-cause mortality, whereas creatinine-based estimates are not, study finds.
Data suggest primary GN is more likely than secondary GN to result in end-stage renal disease.
Prostate cancer was diagnosed in 19.5% of PDE5i users vs 22.7% of nonusers, a statistically insignificant difference.
Study characterizes death risk associated with hyponatremia in patients with lymphoma and breast, lung, and colorectal cancer.
Mean exposure of 18.80 mg/m3 per year was associated with a significant 11% increased risk among white men.
IV administration of vitamin B6 did not improve anemia or abnormal bone metabolism over 6 months.
Prostatectomy and radiotherapy with or without ADT reduced prostate cancer-specific and all-cause mortality rates.
The effect of gout on type 2 diabetes risk was more profound in women than men.
Robotic surgery may offer some benefits, such as shorter hospital stay and less blood loss.
In a large study, high potassium levels were associated with a significant 24% increased risk of death compared with normal levels.
Researchers found a U-shaped relationship between HDL cholesterol and premature death across all levels of kidney function.
Patients who underwent a radical cystectomy (RC) developed postoperative infection after a median of 13 days.
PPI use was associated with 10% increased odds of CKD and 76% increased odds of death.
Use of 5ARIs for BPH was associated with a statistically significant increased, pooled relative risk for sexual dysfunction.
Researchers' results showed that the presence of a urinary catheter and recent antibiotic use were associated with increased odds of intra-operative bacteremia.
Open partial nephrectomy had a significantly higher rate of complications.
The recurrence group had significantly larger tumors than the no-recurrence group.
Between 2007 to 2013, the incidence of metastatic PCa increased by 7.1% annually.
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