J. Stephen Jones, MD, FACS

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Urologists and Nephrologists Take Team Approach to 'Meaningful Use'

Urologists and Nephrologists Take Team Approach to 'Meaningful Use'

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Few physicians considered returning to paper prescriptions based on the efficiency, accuracy, and legibility of e-prescribing.

The Institute Model: Integrating to Improve Care

The Institute Model: Integrating to Improve Care

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Renal & Urology News was established in 2002 based on recognition of natural synergies of nephrology and urology. The insight was not immediately intuitive, as care delivery remained largely specialty-based.

HGPIN: Precursor, Marker, or Meaningless?

HGPIN: Precursor, Marker, or Meaningless?

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The ongoing controversy as to whether premalignant, prostatic lesions are associated with increase risk of developing cancer.

After the PSA Cutoff Era: The Importance of Context

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About two years ago, having recognized that the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) cutoff level of 4.0 ng/mL did not always assist in accurately categorizing a man's risk for prostate cancer, we began to eliminate this—or any—artificial cutoff defining a "normal" PSA value.

Focal Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Focal Therapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

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Although the traditional approach to prostate cancer has been to target the entire gland, Cleveland Clinic has offered focal cryotherapy on a very limited basis since 2005 for men with low-risk disease who understand the implications of all treatment options.

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