Researchers found increasing use of ureteroscopy and decreasing use of shock wave lithotripsy.
Antimicrobial prophylaxis for children with VUR after a febrile UT) decreases risk.
Statin use decreases the risk of disease progression after surgery for localized RCC.
Patients with hyperuricemia who use urate-lowering therapies are less likely to experience renal function decline.
Regular use, and especially long-time regular use, of aspirin may decrease the risk of PCa overall and advanced PCa.
Rates of AVF placement in patients approaching HD in the US are significantly lower in metropolitan areas.
Greater resistance to ESA is associated with an increased risk of death among patients on chronic HD.
In a study, severe nocturia predicted increased mortality risk.
Patients treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy had a 79% increased risk of diabetes compared with those treated with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.
Systematic review and meta-analysis show that use of the lipid-lowering agents can improve erectile function scores.
Condition significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular events and death.
Ferumoxytol and iron sucrose have comparable safety in the treatment of anemia in patients with CKD.
Complications other than urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction occur frequently following treatment for PCa.
Elevated levels of uric acid are associated with an increased likelihood of diabetes.
AKI develops in 7% of patients undergoing PCI.
Prostate cancer patients who undergo RP by a different urologist are less likely to suffer surgical complications.
Even moderate hyponatremia declines are associated with an increased risk of death.
Starting dialysis after conception, not before, may improve birth rates in women with end-stage renal disease.
Complications and hospital lengths of stay after kidney donation declined from 10.1% and a mean 3.7 days, respectively.
The guideline recommends that patients with adverse pathologic findings at prostatectomy should be offered adjuvant radiotherapy.