Natasha Persaud

Digital Content Editor

Natasha Persaud is the digital content editor at Renal & Urology News, a web site for urologists and nephrologists. 

Most Recent Articles by Natasha Persaud

Bladder Cancer Risk Higher in Urinary Stone Formers

Bladder Cancer Risk Higher in Urinary Stone Formers

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Patients with versus without a history of urinary calculi had nearly 2-fold greater odds of bladder cancer, meta-analysis showed.

Fosfomycin Tops Fluoroquinolones for Prostate Biopsy Prophylaxis

Fosfomycin Tops Fluoroquinolones for Prostate Biopsy Prophylaxis

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In a meta-analysis, the risk of infectious complications was 78% lower with fosfomycin trometamol versus fluoroquinolones in men undergoing TRUS-guided prostate biopsy.

Radical Nephrectomy Linked With Worse Kidney Function, Survival

Radical Nephrectomy Linked With Worse Kidney Function, Survival

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Patients who underwent radical nephrectomy had 2-fold greater decline in eGFR decline and 2-fold greater mortality compared with those who had a partial nephrectomy.

Routine Office Urine Culture Before Prostate Biopsy Is Unnecessary

Routine Office Urine Culture Before Prostate Biopsy Is Unnecessary

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In a single center study, asymptomatic bacteriuria resolved before prostate biopsy, without additional treatment.

Nicorandil May Prevent Contrast-induced Nephropathy

Nicorandil May Prevent Contrast-induced Nephropathy

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Nicorandil significantly reduced contrast-induced nephropathy by 62%, compared with controls.

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