During a median followup of 3.6 and 3.0 years intravesical recurrence developed in 4 (12.5%) and 59 men (30.1%) with and without androgen suppression therapy, respectively.
There is a strong association between magnified nadir platelet counts and the severity of AKI.
Clinical practice guidelines recommend that PTH levels be kept within specific ranges to prevent adverse outcomes.
Using imaging to triage men with elevated PSA might avoid a quarter of unnecessary biopsies, according to a study.
An estimated 12.3% of Americans over the age of 21 have masked hypertension.
A small set of serum protein biomarkers combined with clinical variables, enhances the prediction of renal function loss over a wide range of baseline eGFR values.
In a small study, 50% of non-diabetic hemodialysis patients with elevated FGF-23 showed correlations with calcification in the abdominal aorta.
After multivariate adjustment there was no statistically significant association between vitamin D intake and risk of stones in the follow-up study.
Sitagliptin did not significantly impact the primary composite, death, heart failure hospitalization, severe hypoglycemia, rates of acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, or serious adverse events.
The syndrome is more likely to develop in younger patients and those with higher preoperative ALP levels and lower preoperative calcium levels.
Copeptin, a surrogate marker for arginine vasopressin (AVP), showed prognostic value of established risk markers.
No benefit of autologous urethral sling placement at robotic assisted radical prostatectomy on early return of continence at 6 months.
Serum levels of 7 modified metabolites were associated with renal function decline and time to ESRD.
Patients feel better and recovery times are shorter with 6 hemodialysis sessions per week rather than 3, researchers report.
New guidelines suggest aiming for a systolic pressure less than 150 mm Hg in hypertensive individuals aged 60 or older.
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